How to Think About Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age (BOK)

Theodore Schick, Lewis Vaughn

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This brief, affordable text helps students to think critically, using examples from the weird claims and beliefs that abound in our culture to demonstrate the sound evaluation of any claim. It explains step-by-step how to sort through reasons, evaluate evidence, and tell when a claim (no matter how strange) is likely to be true. The emphasis is neither on debunking nor on advocating specific assertions, but on explaining principles of critical thinking that enable readers to evaluate claims for themselves. The authors focus on types of logical arguments and proofs, making "How to Think about Weird Things" a versatile supplement for logic, critical thinking, philosophy of science, or any other science appreciation courses.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Lewis Vaughn, Theodore Schick
Forlag
MCGRAW-HILL Higher Education
ISBN 9780071289566
Antall sider 352 Dimensjoner 16,2cm x 23,3cm x 1,3cm
Vekt 469 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Popular philosophy