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Thought & knowledge : an introduction to critical thinking

Author: Diane F Halpern
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Assuming no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, this text is useful for anyone interested in seeking to develop skills in quantitative reasoning, evidence-based argumentation or simply "good"  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane F Halpern
ISBN: 0805839658 9780805839654 0805839666 9780805839661
OCLC Number: 50065032
Description: xii, 467 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Thinking: An Introduction --
Memory: The Acquisition, Retention, and Retrieval of Knowledge --
The Relationship Between Thought and Language --
Reasoning: Drawing Deductively Valid Conclusions --
Analyzing Arguments --
Thinking as Hypothesis Testing --
Likelihood and Uncertainty: Understanding Probabilities --
Decision Making --
Development of Problem-Solving Skills --
Creative Thinking --
The Last Word.
Other Titles: Thought and knowledge
Responsibility: Diane F. Halpern.
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"The author applies theory and research from learning theory to teach students the thinking skills they need in today's world. An academic grounding based in cognitive psychology is presented Read more...

 
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