Critical Thinking: Pseudoscience and the Paranormal (Paperback)
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Critical Thinking: Pseudoscience and the Paranormal (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 29/08/2017
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Comprehensive and engaging, this extensively revised edition of a student and instructor favorite introduces the basics of critical thinking using the claims of pseudoscience and the paranormal. * Guides readers through the critical thinking process by considering different types of support (sources, logic, and scientific observation) and ruling out alternative explanations * Allows students to practice and apply their new critical thinking skills on claims of extraordinary cures including energy treatments, complementary/alternative medicine and faith healing as well as four paranormal claims of consequence: astrology, spiritualism and the afterlife, parapsychology, and creationism. * Couples a conversational, nontechnical narrative with student-friendly pedagogical tools, including critical thinking questions, a study guide for each chapter, and a companion website * Provides clear and open-minded discussions of the paranormal spectrum, belief justification surveys, the placebo effect, and the relationship between religion and critical thinking

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781119029359
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 622 g
Dimensions: 242 x 169 x 15 mm
Edition: Second Edition

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