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Introducing Logic and Critical Thinking: The Skills of Reasoning and the Virtues of Inquiry

T Ryan Byerly

Introducing Logic and Critical Thinking: The Skills of Reasoning and the Virtues of Inquiry

T Ryan Byerly

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:This robust, clear, and well-researched textbook for classes in logic introduces students to both formal logic and to the virtues of intellectual inquiry. Part 1 challenges students to develop the analytical skills of deductive and inductive reasoning, showing them how to identify and evaluate arguments. Part 2 helps students develop the intellectual virtues of the wise inquirer. The book includes helpful pedagogical features such as practice exercises and a concluding summary with definitions of key concepts for each chapter. Resources for professors and students are available through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.

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:This robust, clear, and well-researched textbook for classes in logic introduces students to both formal logic and to the virtues of intellectual inquiry. Part 1 challenges students to develop the analytical skills of deductive and inductive reasoning, showing them how to identify and evaluate arguments. Part 2 helps students develop the intellectual virtues of the wise inquirer. The book includes helpful pedagogical features such as practice exercises and a concluding summary with definitions of key concepts for each chapter. Resources for professors and students are available through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.
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Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    preface For Instructors
    part 1: The Skills Of Reasoning
    1. Introduction To Arguments
    1.1 Arguments Vs. Nonarguments
    exercise 1.1
    1.2 Evaluating Arguments
    exercise 1.2
    2. Deductive Logic
    2.1 Famous Forms Method
    exercise 2.1
    2.2 Counterexample Method
    exercise 2.2
    2.3 Venn Diagram Method
    exercise 2.3
    2.4 Proof Method
    exercise 2.4
    2.5 Expanded Proof Method With Predicates And Quantifiers
    exercise 2.5
    3. Inductive Logic
    3.1 Statistical Syllogism
    exercise 3.1
    3.2 Induction By Enumeration
    exercise 3.2
    3.3 Arguments From Authority
    exercise 3.3
    3.4 Arguments From Analogy
    exercise 3.4
    3.5 Inference To The Best Explanation
    exercise 3.5
    part 2: The Virtues Of Inquiry
    4. Internal Virtues
    4.1 Love Of Intellectual Excellence
    exercise 4.1
    4.2 Intellectual Courage And Caution
    exercise 4.2
    4.3 Introspective Vigilance
    exercise 4.3
    5. Virtues Of Intellectual Dependence
    5.1 Trust
    exercise 5.1
    5.2 Interpretive Charity
    exercise 5.2
    5.3 Intellectual Empathy
    exercise 5.3
    6. Virtues Of Intellectual Dependability
    6.1 Intellectual Generosity
    exercise 6.1
    6.2 Communicative Clarity
    exercise 6.2
    6.3 Audience Sensitivity
    exercise 6.3
    appendix: Argument Forms And Proof Rules
    glossary Of Key Terms

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  • Catalogue Code 479551
  • Product Code 9780801030819
  • ISBN 0801030811
  • EAN 9780801030819
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Aug 2017
  • Sales Rank #56211
  • Dimensions 234 x 177 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.467kg

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