Critical Thinking Toolkit

Critical Thinking Toolkit

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Item #: 062398
ISBN: 9780470658697
Grades: 7-12

Product Description:

This comprehensive collection of critical thinking basics is a wonderful guide to for any student who wants to learn to think critically rather than just accepting everything without question. Entries are broken down into 10 chapters, and chapters are broken down even further into individual and specific topics. The authors begin by giving the basic tools for critical thinking about arguments, deductive reasoning, detecting informal fallacies, thinking about induction, experience and error, justification, thinking about science, and rhetoric/critical theory/politics. At the end of each chapter is an exercise and study questions that vary in length. Because this book is divided topically, you could use it by reading straight through the book or go to the topics that interest you most. Included throughout the chapters are suggested reading lists and related topics within this book-just follow the trail. 358 pgs, pb. ~ Donna

Publisher Description:

The Critical Thinking Toolkit is a comprehensive compendium that equips readers with the essential knowledge and methods for clear, analytical, logical thinking and critique in a range of scholarly contexts and everyday situations.

- Takes an expansive approach to critical thinking by exploring concepts from other disciplines, including evidence and justification from philosophy, cognitive biases and errors from psychology, race and gender from sociology and political science, and tropes and symbols from rhetoric
- Follows the proven format of The Philosopher's Toolkit and The Ethics Toolkit with concise, easily digestible entries, "see also recommendations that connect topics, and recommended reading lists
- Allows readers to apply new critical thinking and reasoning skills with exercises and real life examples at the end of each chapter
- Written in an accessible way, it leads readers through terrain too often cluttered with jargon
- Ideal for beginning to advanced students, as well as general readers, looking for a sophisticated yet accessible introduction to critical thinking

Primary Subject
Logic
Grade Start
7
Grade End
12
ISBN
9780470658697
Author
Galen A. Foresman, Peter S. Fo
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Wiley Blackwell
Weight
1.05 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.0" x 6.0" x 0.62"
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Does this book have a Christian worldview? If not, are topics covered in a way that would be friendly to a biblical perspective? I'm particularly concerned about the description's reference to issues of sociology (wondering about homosexuality, abortion, etc.).
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BEST ANSWER: Our data indicates this book does not include Christian content.
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