The goal of thetextbook is to provide the reader with a set of tools and skills that will enablethem to identify and evaluate arguments. They will encourage students to take a stand and defend their viewpoint. Its purpose is to provide you with the basic tools of analytical reasoning, which will give you a distinctive edge in a wide variety of careers and courses of study. It is an examination of thinking in order to understand and appreciate the extent to which how we think and what we value impact on who we become, what we believe, and what we do. The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools Based on Critical Thinking Concepts & Tools The Thinker’s Guide to The Foundation for Critical Thinking Client: Foundation for Critical Thinking Project Title: Analytic Thinking Guide ©2007 (07-051) Proof 1 Proof 2 Proof 3 Proof 4 9/28 11:40a 10/2 11:10a 10/2 2:25p 10/3 10:15a. This is an introductory textbook in logic and critical thinking. Critical thinking can be described as the scientific method applied by ordinary people to the ordinary world. Critical thinking involves mindful communication, ... stance on an issue and defending that stance with logic, reasoning, knowledge, and common sense. An Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Ayedero Taiwo Martins Ekiti State University, Nigeria Abstract:-Our main objective in this paper is to improve our logical thinking skills and to expose us to basic pitfalls in human reasoning. Below is a list of scenarios to present for students to discuss and debate. Ask yourself: is it description, analysis or evaluation – or is it a combination of one or more function? CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING AND LOGIC This course has to do with thinking about thinking. This course will introduce you to critical thinking, informal logic, and a small amount of formal logic. Using her notes from a variety of sources, she might then produce a text like this: Try going through the example above and deciding what the function of each sentence is. They are based primarily on ethics and morality. BHU 1101: Critical Thinking and Logic Notes. The book is intended for anintroductory course that covers both formal and informal logic.