Description: 1 v. (unpaged).ISBN: 8131734560 (paperback); 9788131734568 (paperback).Online resources: Click here to access online Book Summary: The ability to think clearly and critically is necessary forsuccess in every walk of life and is especially important forprofessional success. No doubt then that critical thinking forms animportant and vital topic in modern education. An Introduction to Critical Thinking will help studentsdevelop their critical thinking faculties and to overcome personalprejudices and biases, the influence of social brainwashing, fearsassociated with free-thinking and egocentrism?elements that hinderour understanding and evaluation of the world around us and preventus from taking decisions independently and responsibly. This bookintroduces critical thinking, discusses the relation betweencritical thinking and logic, teaches how to evaluate informationand arguments, examines inferences and fallacies, and providesstrategies to develop skills for thinking, reading and writingcritically. Designed specifically for undergraduate students, thisbook has the student-friendly features like key points andintermediate thinking through exercises after each section, andplenty of exercises at the end of all chapters.