9780073535692

Beyond Feelings : A Guide to Critical Thinking

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073535692

  • ISBN10:

    0073535699

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/5/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This succinct, interdisciplinary introduction to critical thinking successfully dares students to question their own assumptions and to enlarge their thinking through the analysis of the most common problems associated with everyday reasoning. The text offers a unique and effective organization: Part I explains the fundamental concepts; Part II describes the most common barriers to critical thinking; Part III offers strategies for overcoming those barriers.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
The Context
Who Are You? The Influence of Time and Place The Influence of Mass Culture The ""Science"" of Manipulation The Influence of Psychology Becoming an Individual Applications
What Is Critical Thinking? Mind, Brain, or Both? Critical Thinking Defined Characteristics of Critical Thinkers The Role of Intuition The Basic Activities of Critical Thinking Critical Thinking and Writing Critical Thinking and Discussion Avoiding Plagiarism Applications
What Is Truth? Where
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