Think smarter: critical thinking and argument

Kiernan, Eleanor (2013) Think smarter: critical thinking and argument. In: Communicating for success. Pearson Australia, Sydney, Australia, pp. 260-281. ISBN 978-1-4425-5156-5

Abstract

This chapter focusses on how to think more logically by exploring types of argument, the quality of arguments in terms of fallacies, the persuasiveness of arguments and the difference between logical and creative thinking.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 11. Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. Print copy held USQ Library 302.2 Kos.
Depositing User: Ms Eleanor Kiernan
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - School of Humanities and Communication
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2012 05:06
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2014 03:13
Uncontrolled Keywords: logic; argument; construction
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220313 Philosophy of Language
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2004 Linguistics > 200403 Discourse and Pragmatics
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200105 Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9502 Communication > 950299 Communication not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21959

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