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An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Creativity: Think More, Think Better by Joe Y. F. Lau

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INDEX

absolute quantity

ad hoc hypothesis

affirming the consequent

ambiguity

analogy

analytic statements

antecedent

argument

sound

standard format

valid

argument map

auxiliary assumptions

Bayes net

Bayesian network

Benjamin Franklin method

biconditional

brainstorming

category mistake

causal diagrams

causal loop

causal mechanism

causation

cause

structural

distal

primary

proximate

triggering

cognitive bias

above-average effect

agent metaphor

anchoring

availability

belief perseverance

confirmation bias

ego

exposure effect

framing

myside bias

optimism bias

overconfidence

recency effect

conclusion

condition

necessary

sufficient

conditional

conjunction

consequent

consequentialist reasoning

consistency

contraries

control experiment

conversational implicature

converse

correlation

creativity

decision

strategic

decision diagrams

decision trees

defeasibility

definition

persuasive

precising

reportive

stipulative

by synonym

circular

genus-differentia

ostensive

denying the antecedent

destructive dilemma

disambiguation

disjunction

exclusive

inclusive

divine command theory of morality

entailment

equivocation

extension

fallacy

inappropriate assumption

conjunction

etymological

false dilemma

gambler’s

hot hand

inconsistency

insufficiency

irrelevance

naturalistic

write-off

fishbone diagram

flowchart

fourfold path to good thinking

gobbledygook

groupthink

harm principle

hypothetical syllogism

induction

inductive strength

inference to the best explanation

intension

invalidating counterexample ...

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