Critical Thinking: A Student’s Introduction

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This popular, learner-friendly text helps today’s students  bridge the gap between everyday culture and critical thinking. It covers all the basics of critical thinking, using real-world examples and a proven step-by-step approach. Its comprehensiveness allows instructors to tailor the material to their individual teaching styles, resulting in an exceptionally versatile text.

Highlights of the Fifth Edition:

  • A versatile, student-centered approach that covers all the basics of critical thinking-and more-in clear, reader-friendly language.
  • An abundance of interesting (and often humorous or thought-provoking) classroom-tested exercises.
  • An emphasis on active, collaborative learning.
  • A strong focus on writing, with complete chapters on using and evaluating sources (Chapter 12) and writing argumentative essays (Chapter 13).
  • An emphasis on real-world applications of critical thinking, with many examples taken from popular culture, and complete chapters on the media and pseudoscientific thinking.

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