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Thought and knowledge : an introduction to critical thinking

Author: Diane F Halpern
Publisher: New York ; Hove : Psychology Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane F Halpern
ISBN: 9781848726284 1848726287 9781848726291 1848726295
OCLC Number: 875347839
Description: XVI, 637 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm
Contents: Thinking: an introduction --
Thinking starts here : memory as the mediator of cognitive processes --
The relationship between thought and language --
Reasoning : drawing deductively valid conclusions --
Analyzing arguments --
Thinking as hypothesis testing --
Likelihood and uncertainty : understanding probabilities --
Decision making : it is a matter of choice --
Development of problem solving skills --
Creative thinking --
The last word --
The last word --
Framework for thinking --
Appendix: list of critical thinking skills.
Responsibility: Diane F. Halpern.

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