Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005 - Self-Help - 514 pages
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Critical Thinking is about becoming a better thinker in every aspect of your life: in your career, and as a consumer, citizen, friend, parent, and lover. Discover the core skills of effective thinking; then analyze your own thought processes, identify weaknesses, and overcome them. Learn how to translate more effective thinking into better decisions, less frustration, more wealth and above all, greater confidence to pursue and achieve your most important goals in life.

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User Review  - keninipswich - LibraryThing

This had some good sections but it was littered with thinly veiled political statements. Whether I agreed or disagreed with these was irrelevant - they just don't belong in a book like this. Read full review


Recognize the Interdependence of Intellectual Virtues
The Challenged Thinker
The Practicing Thinker

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DR. RICHARD W. PAUL is Director of Research and Professional Development at the Center for Critical Thinking and the Chair of the National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking. He has authored eight books and more than 200 articles on critical thinking. In over 35 years of teaching experience, he has won numerous awards and honors, including Distinguished Perry Lecturer for the year 2000.

DR. LINDA ELDER is an educational psychologist, President for the Foundation for Critical Thinking, and Executive Director of the Center for Critical Thinking. She is highly published and has done original research into the relation of thought and emotion. She is a regular keynoter at the International Conference on Critical Thinking and is a recognized leader in the field.

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