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Critical thinking : an introduction

Author: Alec Fisher
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This text meets the requirements of the OCR AS specification for critical thinking. Alec Fisher shows students how they can develop a range of creative and critical thinking skills that are transferable to other subjects and contexts.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Fisher
ISBN: 9781107401983 1107401984
OCLC Number: 751831879
Description: viii, 294 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Critical thinking: what it is and how it can be improved --
Identifying reasons and conclusions: the language of reasoning --
Understanding reasoning: different patterns of reasoning --
Understanding reasoning: assumptions, context and a thinking map --
Clarifying and interpreting expressions and ideas --
The acceptability of reasons, including their credibility --
Judging the credibility of sources skilfully --
Evaluating inferences: deductive validity and other grounds --
Evaluating inferences: assumptions and other relevant arguments --
Reasoning about causal explanations --
Decision-making: options, consequences, values and risks --
How to get reliable information from the internet (critical thinking about the internet).
Responsibility: Alec Fisher.

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