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Author: John M Capps; Donald Capps; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
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You've Got to Be Kidding!: How Jokes Can Help You Think is a thoughtful and accessible analysis of the ways in which jokes illustrate how we think critically, and how the thinking process goes awry in everyday human situations: Uses jokes to illustrate the various mistakes or fallacies that are typically identified and discussed in courses on critical reasoning; Provides an effective way to learn critical thinking  Read more...
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Capps, John M., 1970-
You've got to be kidding!.
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
(DLC) 2009007418
(OCoLC)312444300
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Capps; Donald Capps; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9781444307894 1444307894 9781444307900 1444307908 1282460994 9781282460997
OCLC Number: 476311788
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 124 pages)
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Why thinking critically is important --
Fallacies of relevance --
Fallacies of evidence --
Fallacies of assumption --
Critical thinking and objective truth.
Other Titles: You have got to be kidding!
Responsibility: John Capps and Donald Capps.

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You've Got to Be Kidding!: How Jokes Can Help You Think focuses on a single, core issue at the heart of philosophy: our ability to think critically. The authors, a father and son team of  Read more...

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