The Power of Critical Thinking: Effective Reasoning About Ordinary and Extraordinary Claims

The Power of Critical Thinking: Effective Reasoning About Ordinary and Extraordinary Claims

Lewis Vaughn


The strength of serious considering: powerful Reasoning approximately traditional and striking Claims explores the necessities of severe reasoning, argumentation, good judgment, and argumentative essay writing whereas additionally incorporating vital themes that almost all different texts miss, comparable to "inference to the simplest explanation," clinical reasoning, proof and authority, visible reasoning, and hindrances to severe thinking.

The textual content integrates many pedagogical positive factors, together with hundreds of thousands of various workouts, examples, and illustrations; textual content containers that practice serious considering to scholar adventure; step by step directions for comparing claims, arguments, and factors; a thesaurus of significant phrases; and lots of reminders, summaries, and overview notes.

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