Critical Thinking: An Introduction to Reasoning Well

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Bloomsbury Academic #ad - Bloomsbury Academic. The earth is round. You shouldn't drink too much. Topics include: the structure, formation, this easy-to-follow introduction is a complete beginner's tool set to good reasoning, advice on graduate school entrance exams and an expanded companion website packed with additional exercises, an answer key and help with real life examples, analysis and recognition of arguments deductive validity and soundness inductive strength and cogencyinference to the best explanation truth tables tools for argument assessmentinformal and formal fallacies With real life examples, analyzing and arguing.

Ideal for students in basic reasoning courses and students preparing for graduate school. From the basics of good reasoning to the difference between claims, evidence and arguments, Robert Arp and Jamie Carlin Watson cover the topics found in an introductory course. Now revised and fully updated, chapter summaries, this Second Edition features a glossary, study questions, diagrams, more student-friendly exercises, and suggestions for further reading.

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If A, Then B: How the World Discovered Logic

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Columbia University Press #ad - Examining a variety of mysteries, stoic, inductive, such as why so many branches of logic syllogistic, If A, and symbolic have arisen only in particular places and periods, Then B is the first book to situate the history of logic within the movements of a larger social world. If a, then b is the 2013 gold medal winner of Foreword Reviews' IndieFab Book of the Year Award for Philosophy.

. It also explains what drove human beings to start studying logic in the first place. Logic is more than the work of logicians alone. Its discoveries have survived only because logicians have also been able to find a willing audience, and audiences are a consequence of social forces affecting large numbers of people, quite apart from individual will.

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While logical principles seem timeless, and eternal, their discovery is a story of personal accidents, placeless, political tragedies, and broad social change. The authors explain the turbulent times of the enigmatic aristotle, david hume, george Boole, Augustus De Morgan, John Stuart Mill, the medieval theologian Peter Abelard, Jeremy Bentham, and the modern thinkers René Descartes, Bertrand Russell, the ancient Stoic Chrysippus, Gottlob Frege, and Alan Turing.

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Exploring the Spirituality of the World Religions: The Quest for Personal, Spiritual and Social Transformation

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This book is an insightful guide to the diverse ways that religious faith is practiced and spirituality is understood. Describing the spiritual pathways of the various world religions, leading to personal and social responsibility and transformation, it assesses the ways that the beliefs, but also sometimes harmful and divisive, values and practices of these traditions can be life-giving, even used for dangerous purposes.

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The Psychology Major: Career Options and Strategies for Success 5th Edition

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Pearson #ad - Strategies for success for the psychology major Landrum/Davis provides strategies for success that will allow students to achieve their career goals, whatever they may be. Find research ideas and write papers in APA format. This text standardizes and catalogs much of the practical advice that professors often give to students—providing tips on how to do well in all classes, how to find research ideas, and how to write papers in general APA format.

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Note: mysearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. The authors provide fundamental tips and advice that can be useful to all students, but especially useful for psychology majors.

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LooseLeaf for Abnormal Psychology

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - LooseLeaf for Abnormal Psychology #ad - The seventh edition of susan nolen-hoeksema's Abnormal Psychology continues her mission to create a program that blends the most contemporary research on psychological disorders with compassion for those who live with these disorders. Abnormal psychology personalizes the human experience, while helping students think critically and apply their knowl­edge through activities in McGraw-Hill’s digital learning platform, Connect.

Used book in Good Condition. Connect for abnormal psychology includes the only adaptive reading experience on the market, McGraw-Hill SmartBook™, as well as new Interactive Case Studies and the Faces of Abnormal Psychology video program.

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Religion Today: A Critical Thinking Approach to Religious Studies

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The Little Seagull Handbook with Exercises Third Edition

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Bad Arguments: 100 of the Most Important Fallacies in Western Philosophy

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Wiley-Blackwell #ad - And if you’re against us then you hate books. No true intellectual would hate this book. Drawing upon a long history of logical falsehoods and philosophical flubs, Bad Arguments demonstrates how misguided arguments come to be, and what we can do to detect them in the rhetoric of others and avoid using them ourselves.

Fallacies―or conclusions that don’t follow from their premise―are at the root of most bad arguments, but it can be easy to stumble into a fallacy without realizing it. This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. Unrivaled in its breadth of coverage and a worthy companion to its sister volume Just the Arguments 2011, Bad Arguments is an essential tool for undergraduate students and general readers looking to hone their critical thinking and rhetorical skills.

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Further diagrams and tables supplement entries and contextualize common errors in logical reasoning. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. So, you’re either with us or against us.

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Women and Politics: Paths to Power and Political Influence

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Women and politics: paths to power and Political Influence examines the role of women in politics from the early women’s movement to the female politicians in power today. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, inspection, basic cleaning, and repackaging. This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new.

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