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You have now completed Critical Thinking.

Whether you have worked through the short ‘In a Nutshell’ sections, or taken the longer journey through the full written version, you have had many opportunities to think more carefully about the three broad areas of analysis, critique and argument, and how they relate to aspects of thinking, reading and writing in your chosen field of study.



Bowles, Paul. 1963. Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue. New York: Random House.

Butler, Judith. 2012.     ‘Judith Butler wins Adorno Prize’, Berkley News 12/09/2012.

Cottrell, S. 2005. Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Govier, Trudy. 2014. A Practical Study of Argument Boston, USA: Wadsworth.

Hacking, I. 2002 Inaugural Lecture: Chair of philosophy and history of scientific concepts at the College de France, 16 January, 2001, Economy and Society, 31:1, pp.1-14.

Harari, Yuval. 2014. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. Vintage, London.

Heidegger, Martin. 1968  What is Called Thinking trans. J. Glenn Gray. New York: Harper & Row

Holderlin, Friedrich. 1972. “Bread and Wine” in Christopher Middleton (trans.) Friedrich  Holderlin, Eduard Morike: Selected Poems. Chicago:  The University of Chicago Press.

Lebowitz, Fran.    1994. The Fran Lebowitz Reader. New York: Vintage Books.

Moore, Tim John. 2011.  The challenge of generic skills and disciplinary discourse. London: Bloomsbury.

Nietzsche, Friedrich. 1973. Cited by Arthur Danto, “Nietzsche’s Perspectivism” in Nietzsche: A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. Robert C. Solomon New York: Anchor Books.

Peters, Michael A. 2008.   ‘Kinds of Thinking, Styles of Reasoning’ in Mark Mason (ed.) Critical Thinking and Learning .  Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 12-24.

Phillips C, Akif Baktir M, Das D, et al. 2015. “The link between physical activity and cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer disease.” Physical Therapy 2015; 95: 1046-1060.]

Ryckmans, Pierre  “The View From the Bridge” in The 1996 Boyer Lectures. Sydney: ABC.

Wittgenstein, Ludwig.  1981.    Tractatus logico-philosophicus. trans. D.Pears & B. McGuiness. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul

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