The Art of Thinking: A Guide to critical and Creative Thought (11th Edition)

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UPC:
9780321953315
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2014/2/2
Author:
Vincent R. Ruggiero
Language:
english
Edition:
11

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Accessible and engaging, this unique text offers concrete, practice strategies for critical and creative thinking and includes many opportunities for practicing these fundamental skills.

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The Art of Thinking introduces students to the principles and techniques of critical thinking, taking them step-by-step through the problem-solving process. Emphasizing creative and active thought processes, the author asserts that good thinking and problem-solving is based on learnable strategies. The book's four parts, a??Be Aware,a?? a??Be Creative,a?? a??Be Critical,a?? and a??Communicate Your Ideas,a?? present students with a process for solving problems and resolving controversial issues. Discussions of how to evaluate ideas and how to question long-held assumptions or biases help students look at concepts critically. This text can be used in freshman experience courses, freshman composition courses, and a wide array of other courses where instructors want to enhance students' critical thinking skills.

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