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Author Vaughn, Lewis.
Title The power of critical thinking : effective reasoning about ordinary and extraordinary claims / Lewis Vaughn.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
Book Cover

 Reserve Desk  BC177 .V38 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition 4th ed.
Description xx, 604 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The power of critical thinking -- Obstacles to critical thinking -- Making sense of arguments -- Reasons for belief and doubt -- Fallacies and persuaders -- Deductive reasoning: propositional logic -- Deductive reasoning: categorical logic -- Inductive reasoning -- Inference to the best explanation -- Judging scientific theories -- Critical thinking in morality and the law.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Critical thinking.
ISBN 9780199856671
OCLC number 801219148