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  1. Anne Thomson (2002). Critical Reasoning: A Practical Introduction. Routledge.
    Do other people's arguments tie you in knots? Do you lack the confidence in your ability to reason? Do you assume that everything written in newspapers must be true? We all engage in the process of reasoning, but we don't always pay attention to whether we are doing it well. This book offers the opportunity to practice reasoning in a clear-headed and critical way, with the aims of developing an awareness of the importance of reasoning well, and of improving the (...)
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  2. Anne Thomson (1999). Critical Reasoning in Ethics: A Practical Introduction. Routledge.
    This book is an accessible introduction that will enable students, through practical exercises, to develop their own skills in reasoning about ethical issues, including analyzing and evaluating arguments used in discussions of ethical issues; analyzing and evaluating ethical concepts, such as utilitarianism; making decisions on ethical issues; and learning how to approach ethical issues in a fair minded way. The issues discussed in the book include abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, animal rights, the environment and war. The book will be essential (...)
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  3. Anne Thomson (1993). Page Three - to Ban or Not to Ban? Cogito 7 (2):122-127.
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  4. Anne Thomson (1993). Page Three - Where's the Harm? Cogito 7 (1):25-30.
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  5. Anne Thomson (1989). Emotional Origins of Morality ‐‐ A Sketch. Journal of Moral Education 18 (3):199-207.
    Abstract This paper traces the origins of the development of our capacity to make critical moral judgements. It is suggested that such a capacity develops out of unlearnt tendencies to sympathy and resentment. In the first section, a cognitive view of the nature of emotion is presented ?? a view which stresses that, far from being irrational disturbances, emotions involve judgements as well as urges to act, and that these judgements are frequently correct assessments of a situation. Section II discusses (...)
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