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  1. Anne Thomson (2001). 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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    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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    Anne Thomson (1993). Page Three - Where's the Harm? Cogito 7 (1):25-30.
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    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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    Anne Thomson (1993). Page Three - to Ban or Not to Ban? Cogito 7 (2):122-127.
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  6. Anne Thomson (1996). Critical Reasoning: A Practical Introduction. Routledge.
    Reasoning is the everyday process that we all use in order to draw conclusions from facts or evidence. To think critically about what you read and hear is a vital skill for everyone, whether you are a student or not. When we are faced with texts, news items or speeches, what is being said is often obscured by the words used and we may be unsure whether our reasoning, or that of others, is in fact sound. By the end of (...)
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  7. Anne Thomson (2008). Critical Reasoning: A Practical Introduction. Routledge.
    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 practise 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 reader's skill in analyzing and evaluating arguments. In this third edition, Anne Thomson has updated and revised the book to include fresh and topical examples which will guide students (...)
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  8. Anne Thomson (2008). Critical Reasoning: A Practical Introduction. Routledge.
    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 practise 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 reader's skill in analyzing and evaluating arguments. In this third edition, Anne Thomson has updated and revised the book to include fresh and topical examples which will guide students (...)
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  9. Anne Thomson (2001). Critical Reasoning: A Practical Introduction. Routledge.
    We all engage in the process of reasoning, but we do not always pay attention to whether we are doing it well. This book offers students the opportunity to practise 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 reader's skill in analysing and evaluating arguments. In this second edition of the highly successful _ Critical Reasoning: A Practical Introduction _, Ann Thomson has updated and (...)
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  10. Anne Thomson (2013). Critical Reasoning: A Practical Introduction. Routledge.
    Reasoning is the everyday process that we all use in order to draw conclusions from facts or evidence. To think critically about what you read and hear is a vital skill for everyone, whether you are a student or not. When we are faced with texts, news items or speeches, what is being said is often obscured by the words used and we may be unsure whether our reasoning, or that of others, is in fact sound. By the end of (...)
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  11. Anne Thomson (1999). Critical Reasoning in Ethics: A Practical Introduction. Routledge.
    _Critical Reasoning in Ethics_ is an accessible introduction that will enable students, through practical exercises, to develop their own skills in reasoning about ethical issues such as: * analysing and evaluating arguments used in discussions of ethical issues * analysing and evaluating ethical concepts, such as utilitarianism * making decisions on ethical issues * learning how to approach ethical issues in a fair minded way Ethical issues discussed include the arguments about abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, animal rights, the environment and (...)
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