THINK Critically, 3rd edition

  • Peter Facione
  • Carol Ann Gittens

Overview

Think Critically takes a practical approach to deliver the core concepts of critical thinking. Blending contemporary material from a range of real-life situations, its engaging examples and exercises hammer home positive critical-thinking habits of mind that you can use in the classroom and beyond.

Table of contents

1. The Power of Critical Thinking
2. Critical Thinking Mindset and Skills
3. Solve Problems and Succeed in College
4. Clarify Ideas and Concepts
5. Analyze Arguments and Diagram Decisions
6. Evaluate the Credibility of Claims and Sources
7. Evaluate Arguments: Four Basic Tests
8. Valid Inferences
9. Warranted Inferences
10. Snap Judgments: Risks and Benefits of Heuristic Thinking
11. Reflective Decision Making
12. Comparative Reasoning
13. Ideological Reasoning
14. Empirical Reasoning
15. Write Sound and Effective Arguments
16. Ethical Decision Making
17. The Logic of Declarative Statements

Published by Pearson (June 2nd 2015) - Copyright © 2016