Creative and critical thinking, by W. Edgar Moore.

; Little, Winston Woodard, 1892- Applied logic
Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1967] .

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Other Authors Little, Winston Woodard, 1892-
Subjects Logic -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Logic -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Logic.
Logique -- Problèmes et exercices.
Logique -- Résumés analytiques.
Description viii, 340 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes "Developed from Applied logic, by Winston W. Little, W. Harold Wilson, and W. Edgar Moore [published in 1955]."
Contents Decision making -- The hypothetical syllogism -- Reliability and probability -- Evaluating evidence -- Forming hypotheses -- Testing hypotheses -- Generalizations -- Statistical concepts -- Statistics and probability -- Reasoning from generalizations -- Forming causal theories -- Testing causal theories -- Evaluation and decision -- Value judgments -- Creative thinking -- Fallacies of irrelevance -- Neglected aspect -- Pitfalls in language -- Classification and definition -- Categorical propositions -- Immediate inference -- Categorical syllogisms -- Alternative and disjunctive syllogisms -- Interpreting propositions -- Involved arguments -- Complex syllogistic forms -- Need-directed thinking -- The personal point of view -- How we distort the evidence -- Emotions and thinking -- Hidden propositions -- Psychological pitfalls -- False assumptions -- Devices of persuasion -- Refining value systems.
Genre Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Problems, exercises, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)372968
(OCoLC)ocm00372968
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WorldCat Identities Moore, W. Edgar
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