A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions

critical thinker's dictionary

From Abracadabra to Zombies

Ordering information

Becoming a Critical Thinker
A Guide for the New Millennium 2nd edition
Pearson 2005

by Robert Todd Carroll
ISBN 0 - 536 - 85934 - 5

(free chapter downloads, click here)

 

The book can be ordered from  from Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble.

Addenda are posted at http://classes.skepdic.com/bactaddenda.html

 

Becoming a Critical ThinkerBecoming a Critical Thinker
A Guide for the New Millennium
Pearson 2000
by Robert Todd Carroll
ISBN 0 - 536 - 60060 - 0

 


The book can be ordered from Amazon.com.
 

Addenda are posted at http://classes.skepdic.com/bactaddenda.html


Note: The second edition features significant revisions in chapters 1, 2, and 3. Chapters 7 and 8 have been moderately revised, and chapter 9 has been updated. You may preview chapter one (Adobe Reader required) by clicking here.

Teachers interested in a review copy should contact Pearson Custom Publishing.

Table of contents for the new edition.

1. Critical Thinking (click to download)
2. Language and Critical Thinking (click to download)
3. Sources (click to download)
4. Identifying Arguments
5. Evaluating Arguments
6. Evaluating Extended Arguments
7. Sampling and Analogical Reasoning
8. Causal Reasoning

9. Science and Pseudoscience
Answers to Selected Exercises (note ch. 4 graphs are incomplete)
Glossary

Also available for free download are booklets I wrote to help students develop their study and writing skills: Student Success Guide: Study Skills and Student Success Guide: Writing Skills.

 
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