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Critical thinking : consider the verdict / Bruce N. Waller.

By: Waller, Bruce N
Call number: 160.2434 W198C 2012 Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston, Mass. : Pearson, c2012. Edition: 6th ed., International ed.Description: xviii, 451 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780205171927 (pbk.).Subject(s): Critical thinking | Verdicts | Logic
Partial contents:
A few important terms -- Ad hominem arguments -- The second deadly fallacy: the strawman fallacy -- What’s the question? -- Relevant and irrelevant reasons -- Analyzing arguments -- The burden of proof -- Language and its pitfalls -- Appeal to authority -- Arguments by analogy -- Some distinctive arguments and potential pitfalls: slippery slope, dilemma, and golden mean arguments -- Begging the question -- Necessary and sufficient conditions -- Scientific and causal reasoning -- The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth -- Thinking critically about statistics -- Symbolic sentential logic -- Arguments about classes -- Consider your verdict.
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