Good Reasoning Matters!:: A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking

Oxford University Press (2008)

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Leo Groarke
Trent University
Abstract
Offering an innovative approach to critical thinking, Good Reasoning Matters! identifies the essential structure of good arguments in a variety of contexts and also provides guidelines to help students construct their own effective arguments. In addition to examining the most common features of faulty reasoning--slanting, bias, propaganda, vagueness, ambiguity, and a common failure to consider opposing points of view--the book introduces a variety of argument schemes and rhetorical techniques. This edition adds material on visual arguments and more exercises.
Keywords Reasoning  Logic
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Reprint years 2012
Call number BC177.G76 2008
ISBN(s) 0195445759   0195425413   9780195425413   9780195445756   0195419049
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Informal Logic.Leo Groarke - 1996 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Emotion, Argumentation and Informal Logic.Michael A. Gilbert - 2004 - Informal Logic 24 (3):245-264.
What a Real Argument Is.Ben Hamby - 2012 - Informal Logic 32 (3):313-326.

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