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, "Be Aware," "Be Creative," "Be Critical," and "Communicate Your Ideas," 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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Accessible and engaging, this unique book offers strategies for critical and creative thinking and includes many opportunities for practicing these skills. This book is a comprehensive guide to critical and creative thinking that also shows readers how to persuade others. By introducing readers to the principals and techniques of creative thinking and how to evaluate their own ideas and the ideas of others, The Art of Thinking, 6/e presents readers with a step-by-step process for problem solving. For anyone interested in exploring critical and creative thinking.
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