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Readings for Logical Analysis, 2nd Editionby Stephen R. C. Hicks and David Kelley
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This collection of forty-four readings enables students to hone theirreasoning skills by engaging fully developed arguments from across thedisciplines. Selections are organized around ten broad themes,including education, science, abortion, the causes of crimes, and theexistence of God. An alternative table of contents classifiesselections by logical genre and the use of techniques such asgeneralization, analogy, statistical reasoning, and explanation. Studyquestions at the end of each reading help to focus student analysis.
Selections are organized around ten broad themes, including education, science, abortion, the causes of crimes, and the existence of God.
About the Author
David Kelley received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and his M.A. and B.A. from Brown University. The Art of Reasoning grew out of his extensive experience teaching logic at Vassar College and Brandeis University. In 1990, he founded the Institute for Objectivist Studies in Poughkeepsie, New York, and currently serves as its executive director. He is the author of Evidence of the Senses, as well as numerous articles published in professional journals and in periodicals such as Harper's, Barron's, and the Wall Street Journal.
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