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Asking the right questions : a guide to critical thinking

Author: M Neil Browne; Stuart M Keeley
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Neil Browne; Stuart M Keeley
ISBN: 0131829939 9780131829930 0130478350 9780130478351
OCLC Number: 50813342
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 208 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Benefit of asking the right questions --
What are the issues 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, personal experience, testimonials, and appeals to authority? --
How good is the evidence : personal observation, research studies, case examples, and analogies? --
Are there rival causes? --
Are the statistics deceptive? --
What significant information is omitted? --
What reasonable conclusions are possible? --
Practice and review --
Final word.
Responsibility: M. Neil Browne, Stuart M. Keeley.

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