Critical Reasoning

3.05 avg rating
( 21 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780495808787: Critical Reasoning
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

In this era of increased polarization of opinion and contentious disagreement, CRITICAL REASONING presents a cooperative approach to critical thinking and formation of beliefs. CRITICAL REASONING emphasizes the importance of developing and applying analytical skills in real life contexts. This book is unique in providing multiple, diverse examples of everyday arguments, both textual and visual, including hard to find long argument passages from real-life sources. The book provides clear, step-by-step procedures to help you decide for yourself what to believe--to be a consumer of information in our contemporary "world of experts."

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Dr. Jerry Cederblom serves in The University of Nebraska-Omaha Philosophy Department, teaching courses in moral and political philosophy, epistemology, history of philosophy, critical reasoning, and logic. He received his B.A. in philosophy from Whitman College and his Ph.D. in philosophy from the Claremont Graduate School. He is co-author of two books¿CRITICAL REASONING and ETHICS AT WORK (both published by Wadsworth)--and co-editor (with William Blizek) of a third book: JUSTICE AND PUNISHMENT.

Review:

"I have happily used this text many times. I have returned to it after experimenting with other texts. The writing is not dumbed-down, cute, or ingratiating. It is clear, intelligent, and comprehensible to the students."- John Justice, Randolf College

"The book does contain an amazing collection of real argumentative passages complete with near perfect companion exercises for students to engage in learning how to evaluate arguments. I think it's the best I have ever seen. Also, the style in which the book is written is lucid and engaging."- Michael Nassif, Kent State University

"A clear and diverse survey of approaches to analyzing arguments, with many helpful examples and exercises."- Joseph F. Keeping, York University

"Nice overall organization of examples, exercises and review.""Excellent discussion of fallacies and kinds of arguments.""A good and thorough discussion of the analysis of arguments with strong attention paid to the questions of logical organization and evaluation. This is excellent discussion of modes of reasoning and encourages students to critically interact, interpret and break down the sample arguments."- Mark A. Pfeiffer, University of South Florida

"Well organized and accessible to students."- Glenn Sanford, Sam Houston State University

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Cederblom, Jerry; Paulsen, David
Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0495808784 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.3019593

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 74.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Cederblom, Jerry, Paulsen, David
Published by Wadsworth Publishing (2011)
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110495808784

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 82.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Cederblom, Jerry; Paulsen, David
Published by Cengage Learning (2011)
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Media Neat
(Glenview, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New, Gift conditionWe Ship Every Day! Free Tracking Number Included! International Buyers Are Welcome! Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Seller Inventory # 20676566237t

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 87.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Jerry Cederblom, David Paulsen
Published by Wadsworth Publishing (2011)
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. 7. Seller Inventory # DADAX0495808784

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 111.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Jerry B. Cederblom
Published by Cengage Learning, Inc
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc. Paperback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9780495808787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 117.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.72
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Cederblom, Jerry B.; Paulsen, David W.
Published by Cengage Learning, Inc (2011)
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc, 2011. Condition: New. In this era of increased polarization of opinion and contentious disagreement, this title presents a cooperative approach to critical thinking and formation of beliefs. It emphasizes the importance of developing and applying analytical skills in real-life contexts. Num Pages: 432 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HPL. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 187 x 16. Weight in Grams: 654. . 2011. 7th Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Seller Inventory # V9780495808787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 129.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Cederblom, Jerry; Paulsen, David
Published by Wadsworth Publishing
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
WFL
(Holtsville, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Publishing. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0495808784 Brand New ,Original Book , Direct from Source , Express 5-8 business days worldwide delivery. Seller Inventory # RB#BB38589

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 126.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.90
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Cederblom, Jerry
Published by Cengage Learning, Inc (2010)
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc, 2010. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # BB-9780495808787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 119.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.60
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Jerry Cederblom; David Paulsen
Published by Wadsworth Publishing (2011)
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780495808787_rkm

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 131.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.42
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Cederblom, Jerry/ Paulsen, David
Published by Wadsworth Pub Co (2010)
ISBN 10: 0495808784 ISBN 13: 9780495808787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Pub Co, 2010. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 7th edition. 432 pages. 9.69x7.44x0.79 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0495808784

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 160.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.39
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book