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Asking the Right Questions : A Guide to Critical Thinking

Asking the Right Questions : A Guide to Critical Thinking - 6th edition

Asking the Right Questions : A Guide to Critical Thinking - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780130891341

ISBN10: 0130891347

Asking the Right Questions : A Guide to Critical Thinking by M. Neil Browne and Keeley Stuart - ISBN 9780130891341
Edition: 6TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Asking the Right Questions : A Guide to Critical Thinking by M. Neil Browne and Keeley Stuart - ISBN 9780130891341

ISBN13: 9780130891341

ISBN10: 0130891347

Edition: 6TH 01

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Summary

This book helps readers bridge the gap between simply memorizing or blindly accepting information and the greater challenge of critical analysis and synthesis. It teaches them to respond to alternative points of view and develop a solid foundation for making personal choices about what to accept and what to reject as they read and listen. Chapter titles include: The Benefit of Asking the Right Questions; What are the Issue and the Conclusion?; What Are the Reasons?; What Are the Value Conflicts and Assumptions?; Are There Any Fallacies in the Reasoning?; How Good Is the Evidence: Intuition, Appeals to Authority, and Testimonials?; and What Reasonable Conclusions Are Possible?. For any critical reader who wants to enhance and develop better reasoning skills in order to make rational decisions.

Author Bio

Browne, M. Neil : Bowling Green State University


Keeley, Stuart : Bowling Green State University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Benefit of Asking the Right Questions.
2. What Are the Issue and the Conclusion?
3. What Are the Reasons?
4. What Words or Phrases Are Ambiguous?
5. What Are the Value Conflicts and Assumptions?
6. What Are the Descriptive Assumptions?
7. Are There Any Fallacies in the Reasoning?
8. How Good Is the Evidence: Intuition, Appeals to Authority, and Testimonials?
9. How Good Is the Evidence: Personal Observation, Case Studies, Research Studies, and Analogies?
10. Are There Rival Causes?
11. Are the Statistics Deceptive?
12. What Significant Information Is Omitted?
13. What Reasonable Conclusions Are Possible?
14. Practice and Review.


Index.