INDEX

 

  • Ad hominem
  • Advertisement
    • claims in, thinking about
    • definitions in
    • meaning in
    • as testimonial evidence
  • Affirming consequent
  • Alternatives
    • acceptability of disjunctions
    • criticizing reasoning about
    • direct objections to
    • exclusive disjunctions
    • false disjunctions
    • identification of
    • identifying and responding to
    • meaning of disjunctions
    • reasoning about
    • reasoning by denying disjunct
  • Analog(ies)
    • in abstract
    • acceptability of
    • analogical premise
    • analogues
    • comparison question
    • perfect
    • reasoning by
    • reasoning with models or maps
    • reasoning with samples
    • relevance question
    • relevant property
    • representational
    • validity of
  • Appeal
    • to emotion
    • to ignorance
    • to relativism
    • to tradition
  • Appropriate testimony
  • Argument. See also Conclusions; Premises
    • analyzing of
    • assertions in
    • conclusion
    • diagramming
    • evaluation of
    • indicator words
    • premises
    • reasoning in form of
    • sound
    • sub-argument
    • valid
    • without indicator words
    • written
  • Argument of Disagreement
  • Assertions
    • in argument
    • assertion test
    • causal
  • Autonomy, critical thinking and

 

  • Bad question
  • Belief
    • clarifying
    • on epistemic reasons
    • freedom of
    • knowledge and
    • and prejudice
  • Biconditionals, use of

 

  • Causal assertions
  • Causal claims, reasoning with
  • Causal conditions. See also Conditions
    • concomitant variation
    • definition
    • discovering
    • experiments and simulations
    • necessary
    • necessary and sufficient, discovering of
    • reasoning about
    • sufficient
  • Clarification questions, open-ended
  • Cognitive visual illusions
  • Coin-flip method
  • Common ground
    • factual
    • linguistic ...

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