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Arguing for our lives : a user's guide to constructive dialog

Author: Robert Jensen
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With public discourse more skewed than ever by big money's propaganda, our future hinges on our capacity for critical thinking.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Jensen
ISBN: 9780872865730 0872865738
OCLC Number: 812258403
Description: 129 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: In defense of intellectual life? --
Intellectual basics : simple but not simplistic? --
Power basics : political but more than politics? --
Thinking critically about politics? --
Thinking critically about religion? --
Thinking critically about news media? --
Thinking creatively : paradoxes, metaphors, aphorisms? --
Thinking courageously : reframing ourselves and our world.
Responsibility: Robert Jensen.

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