Critical thinking / Brooke Noel Moore, Richard Parker ; chapter 13 by Nina Rosenstand and Anita Silversa.
Contributor(s): Parker, Richard BCall number: 160 M821C 2012 Material type: BookPublisher: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill, c2012. Edition: 10th ed., International ed.Description: xxvii, 546 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780071315319 (pbk.).Subject(s): Critical thinking
What is critical thinking, anyway? -- Two kinds of reasoning -- Clear thinking, critical thinking, and clear writing -- Credibility -- Persuasion through rhetoric: common devices and techniques -- More rhetorical devices: psychological and related fallacies -- More fallacies -- Deductive arguments I: categorical logic -- Deductive arguments II: truth-functional logic -- Thinking critically about inductive reasoning -- Causal explanation -- Moral, legal, and aesthetic reasoning.