9780072932263

Critical Thinking with Free Student CD and PowerWeb: Critical Thinking

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072932263

  • ISBN10:

    0072932260

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/5/2003
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

More than any other textbook, Moore and Parker'sCritical Thinkinghas defined the structure and content of the critical thinking course at colleges and universities across the country-and the authors have done so with a fun and witty writing style that students actually enjoy. The seventh edition provides fresh topical examples and exercises taken from the real world, even more clear and focused explanations, and dramatically expanded online resources.

Table of Contents

PART I. CLAIMS AND CREDIBILITY

1. Thinking Critically: It Matters

2. Critical Thinking and Clear Writing

3. Credibility

PART II. FALLACIES AND OTHER RHETORICAL DEVICES

4. Persuasion Through Rhetoric

5. More Rhetorical Devices: Psychological and Related Fallacies

6. More Fallacies

PART III. ARGUMENTS

7. The Anatomy and Varieties of Arguments

8. Deductive Arguments I: Categorical Logic

9. Deductive Arguments II: Truth-Functional Logic

10. Inductive Arguments

11. Causal Arguments

12. Moral, Legal, and Aesthetic Reasoning

APPENDIXES

Essays for Analysis (and a Few Other Items)

Top Ten Fallacies of All Time

The Scrapbook of Unusual Issues

Glossary

Answers, Suggestions, and Tips for Triangle Exercises

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