Critical Thinking

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Critical Thinking Chapter 5 (Faulty Reasoning)

What is Appeal to Common Practice?, What is Appeal to Emotion?, What is fallacy of composition?, What is the Fallacy of Genetics?, What is Fallacy of Division?, What is Fallacy of Appeal to the Person (or the ad hominem fallacy)?, What are the three ad hominem fallacies?, What are Irrelevant Premises?, What is a unacceptable premise?, What is fallacy of Equivocation?, What is appeal to popularity?, What is appeal to common practice?, What is appeal to tradition?, What is appeal to ignorance?, What is Appeal to Emotion?

2012-03-15 • 22 Cards

Critical Thinking Chapter 3 (Making sense of arguments)

What is Affirming the consequent?(Invalid conditional argument), What is Denying the Antecedent?  (Invalid conditional argument), What is Disjunctive Syllogism? (Symbolized Version) , What is Affirming the Antecedent? (Valid Conditional Argument), What is Denying the Consequent?(Valid Conditional Argument), What is Hypothetical Syllogism? (Valid Conditional Argument), What is the Antecedent? , What is a Cogent argument? , What is a Conditional statement?, What is a Consequent?  , What is a Dependent premise? , What is an Independent Premise? , What is an Inductive Argument? , What is an Invalid argument? , What does Sound mean?

2012-03-15 • 20 Cards

Critical Thinking Chapter 2 (The Environment of Critical Thinking)

What is Appeal to Common practice?, What is Appeal to Popularity(or to the masses)?, What is Peer Pressure?, What is Philosophical Skepticism?, What are Philosophical Skeptics?, What is Social Relativism?, What is stereotyping?, What is subjective relativism?, What is subjectivist fallacy?, What is World View?

2012-03-15 • 10 Cards

Critical Thinking Chapter 1

What is an argument?, What is a conclusion?, What is Critical Thinking?, What is an explanation?, What are indicator words?, What is inference?, What is Logic?, What is a Premise?, What is a Statement (claim)?

2012-03-15 • 9 Cards

Critical Thinking Chapter 4 (Reasons for belief and doubt)

The fallacy of relying on the opinion of someone deemed to be an expert who in fact is NOT an expert, The large collection of very well-supported beliefs that we all rely on to inform our actions and choices. It consists of basic facts about everyday things, beliefs based on very good evidence (including our own personal observations and excellent authority), and justified claims that we would regard as 'common sense' or 'common knowledge', Someone who is more knowledgeable in a particular subject area or field than most others are., The error of thinking that previous events can affect the probabilities in the random event at hand.

2012-03-14 • 4 Cards


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