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Critical Thinking: Your Guide to Effective Argument, Successful Analysis and Independent Study by Tom Chatfield

Critical Thinking by Tom Chatfield

Do you need to demonstrate a good argument or find more evidence?
Are you mystified by the comment "critical analysis needed?"
What does it really mean to think well—and how do you learn to do it?

Critical thinking is a set of techniques—you just need to learn them.

This helpful book is your personal toolkit for demystifying critical engagement. Author Tom Chatfield will show you how to sharpen your critical thinking by developing and practicing this specific set of skills, so you can…

  1. Spot an argument and understand why reasoning matters
  2. Discover errors and evaluate evidence
  3. Understand and account for bias
  4. Become a savvy user of technology
  5. Develop clear, confident critical writing

In your critical thinking toolkit, you’ll find:

  • The 10 Commandments for critical thinking videos: life rules to change how you think
  • Smart Study boxes: excellent tips to whip your work into shape
  • Quizzes: diagnose your skill level and test what (you think) you know
  • Space to scribble!: journal your thoughts, questions, and eureka moments as you work
  • #TalkCriticalThinking: connect and learn with readers from around the globe

Designed to work seamlessly with a power pack of digital resources and exercises, you'll find practical and effective tools to think and write critically in an information-saturated age. Critical Thinking gives you the skills, insights, and confidence to succeed!