Critical thinking: consider the verdict

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Prentice Hall, 1994 - Law - 387 pages
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This introduction to critical thinking teaches individuals how to integrate all their logic skills into the critical decision-making process they undertake in their own lives as citizens and consumers. Organized around lively and authentic examples drawn from jury trials, contemporary political and social debate, and advertising, the book discusses not only how to detect fallacies, but also how to examine, appreciate, and construct cogent arguments. For a lifetime of thinking critically and creating arguments about any and all of life's controversies.

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Contents

Deductive and Inductive Arguments
11
Whats the Question?
18
Relevant and Irrelevant Reasons
26
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Waller is Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Youngstown State University.

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