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Teaching students how to make inferences and see positive sides of even terrible ideas can help them develop critical thinking skills. His most recent book is the wise and insightful intuition pumps and other tools for critical thinking, where he lays out a series of short essays (some very short — less than a page) with mental shortcuts, tools, analogies, and metaphors for thinking about a variety of topics, mostly those topics he is best known for. Editorial reviews from the back cover you are what you think everything you do in life is determined by the quality of your thinking if you aren't thinking clearly, you're at the mercy of everyone else-from dishonest politicians to aggressive, stop-at-nothing ad agencies unfortunately, many people never give any thought.
Transform your students' perspectives with these great critical thinking tools. Simply stated, this text offers students the intellectual tools they need for lifelong learning, and rational, conscientious living in this edition, several advanced chapters were eliminated, many diagrams have been added or enhanced, and the glossary of critical thinking terms has been more strongly developed.
For two months now fake news has been the news it has taken a particular level of blatancy to get the topic of critical thinking and information literacy into mainstream media this culminated in the oxford dictionaries nominating post- truth as its 2016 word of the year they describe this as the.
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