Asking the right questions: a guide to critical thinking

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Prentice-Hall, 1986 - Education - 192 pages
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This highly popular book helps readers bridge the gap between simply memorizing or blindly accepting information, and the greater challenge of critical analysis and synthesis. It teaches them to respond to alternative points of view and develop a solid foundation for making personal choices about what to accept and what to reject. KEY TOPICS Specific chapter topics include the benefit of asking the right questions, issues and conclusions, reasons, ambiguous words or phrases, value conflicts and assumptions, descriptive assumptions, fallacies in reasoning, measuring the validity the evidence, rival causes, deceptive statistics, omitted significant information, and possible reasonable conclusions. For individuals seeking to improve their critical thinking capabilities.

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"Asking the Right Questions" is perhaps the most informative critical thinking book I've read so far. It breaks down into 12 helpful steps for us to choose whether we accept or reject the author's ... Read full review

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"Asking the Right Questions" is perhaps the most informative critical thinking book I've read so far. It breaks down into 12 helpful steps for us to choose whether we accept or reject the author's ... Read full review

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Thinking Styles 2 An Example of the Filter Approach
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What Are the Issue and the Conclusion?
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What Are the Reasons?
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