THINK Critically, Facione & Gittens, Pearson Education, 2016

THINK Critically, Facione & Gittens, Pearson Education, 2016

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THINK Critically, Chapter 9 Warranted Inferences

How do we evaluate the logical strength of inferences offered as if their conclusions are very probably but not necessarily true?
How can we recognize common fallacies related to these inferences?
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THINK Critically, 3rd Edition

By Peter Facione, Carol Ann Gittens

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 26, 2015 

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For courses in Critical Thinking

Think currency. Think relevancy. Think Critically.
Think Critically, 2016 presents critical thinking as the optimal approach for solving real-world problems and making important decisions, boosting the relevance of course material to students’ lives. Authors Peter Facione and Carol Ann Gittens employ a simple, practical approach to deliver the core concepts of critical thinking in a way that students can easily understand. Incorporating contemporary material from a wide range of real-life situations, Think Critically’s engaging examples and exercises hammer home positive critical thinking habits of mind that students can use — in the classroom and beyond. 

Think Critically, 2016 is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. 

Table of Contents

1. The Power of Critical Thinking
2. Critical Thinking Mindset and Skills
3. Solve Problems and Succeed in College
4. Clarify Ideas and Concepts
5. Analyze Arguments and Diagram Decisions
6. Evaluate the Credibility of Claims and Sources
7. Evaluate Arguments: Four Basic Tests
8. Valid Inferences
9. Warranted Inferences
10. Snap Judgments: Risks and Benefits of Heuristic Thinking
11. Reflective Decision Making
12. Comparative Reasoning
13. Ideological Reasoning
14. Empirical Reasoning
15. Write Sound and Effective Arguments
16. Ethical Decision Making
17. The Logic of Declarative Statements
Appendix: Extend Argument-Decision Mapping Strategies

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