A debut collection of poetry from platinum ARIA accreditated artist Ziggy Alberts, 'brainwaves', exploreslife's experiences and emotions, inwards and out. Deeply personal, frank, insightful yet relatable, Alberts uncovers his introspective thoughts and lessons learned in conscious and intentional living. Almost entirely separate from his lyrical ......
This popular pocket-size guide empowers readers with critical thinking tools based on the groundbreaking work of Richard Paul and Linda Elder. The new edition of this bestselling volume in the Thinker's Guide Library provides students, educators, and professionals with an authoritative problem-solving framework essential for every aspect of life.
Do you know when you're being deceived? Can you trust the information coming from Washington, the media, and the Internet? This classic work on critical thinking uses a novel approach to teach the basics of informal logic. On the assumption that "it takes one to know one," the authors have written the book from the point of view of someone who ......
A Critical Thinker's Guide to Media Bias and Political Propaganda
This book reveals the power of critical thinking to make sense of overwhelming and often subjective media by detecting ideology, slant, and spin at work. Building off the Paul and Elder framework for critical thinking, Elder focuses on the internal logic of the news as well as societal influences on the media.
Tools for Taking Charge of Your Professional and Personal Life 2ed
Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Personal and Professional Life is about becoming a better thinker in every aspect of your life. Drs. Richard W. Paul and Linda Elder identify the core skills of effective thinking, then help you analyze your own thought processes so you can systematically identify and overcome your weaknesses.
Plato's Logic analyzes thirteen Platonic works, but it focuses on five of them because these instance the logic most completely. The logic is found to be uniform throughout Plato's corpus, so it does not evolve after its genesis as a revision of Heraclitus.
In the first book-length study of Derrida and the question of history, and in response to the 2016 publication of Derrida's 1964-1965 seminar on Heidegger and history, Sean Gaston explores Derrida's own political responses to the historical events of his time. He argues that contemporary philosophy can provide a basis for thinking about history.
Science tells us a good deal about who we are, where we come from, the nature of the universe, how our brains work, and much, much more. Unfortunately, most people are largely unaware of this treasure trove of information. As a result, we are more prone to do things like aim nuclear weapons at each other, inflate the meaning of cultural ......
Informal Logical Fallacies: A Brief Guide is a systematic and concise introduction to more than fifty logical fallacies. This revised edition includes updated examples, exercises, and a new chapter on non-Western logical fallacies.