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An introduction to critical thinking and creativity : think more, think better / Joe Y.F. Lau.

By: Lau, Joe Y. F, 1968-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: B809.2 .L38 2011Publication: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2011Description: x, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470195093 (pbk.); 0470195096 (pbk.).Subject(s): Critical thinking | Creative ability
Contents:
Front Matter -- Introduction -- Thinking and writing clearly -- Definitions -- Necessary and sufficient conditions -- Linguistic pitfalls -- Truth -- Basic logic -- Identifying arguments -- Valid and sound arguments -- Inductive reasoning -- Argument mapping -- Argument analysis -- Scientific reasoning -- Mill's methods -- Reasoning about causation -- Diagrams of causal processes -- Statistics and probability -- Thinking about values -- Fallacies -- Cognitive biases -- Analogical reasoning -- Making rational decisions -- What is creativity? -- Creative thinking habits -- Solutions to Exercises -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-260) and index.

Front Matter -- Introduction -- Thinking and writing clearly -- Definitions -- Necessary and sufficient conditions -- Linguistic pitfalls -- Truth -- Basic logic -- Identifying arguments -- Valid and sound arguments -- Inductive reasoning -- Argument mapping -- Argument analysis -- Scientific reasoning -- Mill's methods -- Reasoning about causation -- Diagrams of causal processes -- Statistics and probability -- Thinking about values -- Fallacies -- Cognitive biases -- Analogical reasoning -- Making rational decisions -- What is creativity? -- Creative thinking habits -- Solutions to Exercises -- Bibliography -- Index.

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