Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking
by Matthew Van Cleave
Publisher: Lansing Community College 2016
Number of pages: 242
This is an introductory textbook in logic and critical thinking. The goal of the textbook is to provide the reader with a set of tools and skills that will enable them to identify and evaluate arguments. The book is intended for an introductory course that covers both formal and informal logic.
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