ISBN: 9780205158669 | 0205158668

Edition: 6thFormat: Paperback

Publisher: Pearson

Pub. Date: 7/11/2011

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Integrating Logic Skills into the Critical Decision-Making Process Organized around lively and authentic examples drawn from jury trials, contemporary political and social debate, and advertising, Critical Thinking: Consider the Verdictshows students how to detect fallacies and how to examine and construct cogent arguments. Accessible and reader friendly-yet thorough and rigorous- Critical Thinking: Consider the Verdictshows students how to integrate all logic skills into the critical decision-making process, and construct arguments from examples gained through the study of contemporary and historic debates, both legal and popular. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning- MyThinkingLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking- ;Argue Your Case ; segments, ;Consider the Verdict ; boxes, real-life examples and cases, and an optional chapter on ;Thinking Critically about Statistics ; all encourage students to examine their assumptions, discern hidden values, evaluate evidence, assess their conclusions, and more! Engage Students- Critical Thinking: Consider the Verdict's readable, conversational style, wealth of exercises, suggested Website resources, glossary (and more!) allows your students to easily read, understand and engage with the text. Support Instructors -Teaching your course just got easier! You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic ;MyTest ; Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Plus, instructors find it easy to teach from Critical Thinking: Consider the Verdictbecause students are given an argument context that orients them to new material and helps them place it in a familiar setting ; giving you the freedom to present different, complimentary material in class! Note:MyThinkingLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyThinkingLab, please visitwww.mythinkinglab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyThinkingLab (VP ISBN-10: 0205176046, VP ISBN-13: 9780205176045)