Smart Thinking: Skills for Critical Understanding and Writing

Oxford University Press (2004)
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Smart Thinking: Skills for Critical Understanding and Writing 2E is a practical step-by-step guide to improving skills in analysis, critical thinking, and the effective communication of arguments and explanations. The book combines an accessible and straightforward style, with a strong foundation of knowledge. The text treats reasoning as an aspect of communication, not an abstract exercise in logic. The book not only provides detailed advice on how to practise analytical skills, but also demonstrates how these skills can be used in research and writing. In particular, it emphasises how to develop arguments that are coherent and that take account of their audience and context.
Keywords Reasoning  English language Rhetoric  English language Grammar  Critical thinking  College readers
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Call number BC177.A45 2004
ISBN(s) 0195517334
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