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|ISBN:||0415241197 9780415241199 0415241200 9780415241205|
|Description:||ix, 209 pages ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||1. Analysing Reasoning: Recognising reasoning and identifying conclusions; Identifying reasons; Identifying assumptions 2. Evaluating reasoning: Evaluating the truth of reasons and assumptions; Evaluating support for conclusions; Evaluating further evidence; Questioning explanations; Summarising the skills of evaluation Recognising the implications: Drawing conclusions; Recognising implications of arguments 4. Two skills in the use of language: Using language with clarity and precision; Summarising arguments 5. Exercising the skills of reasoning: Longer passages of reasoning Answers to exercises Bibliography and further reading|
Praise for the first edition:'For the reader wanting a general introduction to critical reasoning, this book is a good one. It contains some good advice and plenty of practical examples.' -