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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Browne, M. Neil, 1944-
Asking the right questions.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1998
|All Authors / Contributors:||
M Neil Browne; Stuart M Keeley
|Description:||xii, 179 : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The benefit of asking the right questions --
What are the issue and the conclusion? --
What are the reasons? --
What words or phrases are ambiguous? --
What are the value conflicts and assumptions? --
What are the descriptive assumptions? --
Are there any fallacies in the reasoning? --
How good is the evidence: intuition, appeals to authority, and testimonials? --
How good is the evidence: personal observation, case studies, research studies, and analogies? --
Are their rival causes? --
Are the statistics deceptive? --
What significant information is omitted? --
What reasonable conclusions are possible? --
Practice and review.
|Responsibility:||M. Neil Browne, Stuart M. Keeley.|