How to Think About Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age
This concise and engaging text teaches the basic principles of good reasoning through an examination of widely held beliefs about the paranormal, the supernatural, and the mysterious. By explaining what distinguishes knowledge from opinion, science from pseudoscience, and evidence from hearsay, How to Think about Weird Things helps the reader develop the skills needed to tell the true from the false and the reasonable from the unreasonable.
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Review: How to Think about Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New AgeUser Review - Amy - Goodreads
I flagged this book to read after seeing it mentioned in an article about critical thinking some time ago. I was hoping for a serious look into critical thinking. This was not that book. The authors ... Read full review
Review: How to Think about Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New AgeUser Review - Jonathan Phares - Goodreads
My wife read the previous edition in a philosophy course in college, and drew a lot from it. A couple years later, as I have been looking to develop my ability to influence and convince, and to ... Read full review