The Critical Reasoning Guide demystifies critical reasoning by teaching a clear, consistent, and effective approach to understanding an argument?s logic and choosing the best answer to the given question.

ISBN: 978-1-935707-61-5

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Chapter by Chapter

  1. Argument Structure

    The Core; Building Blocks of an Argument; Argument Structure; Intermediate Conclusions and Therefore Test

  2. Methodology

    Step 1: Identify the Question; Step 2: Deconstruct the Argument; Step 3: State the Goal; Step 4: Work from Wrong to Right; How to Abbreviate

  3. Structure-Based Family

    Describe the Role; Describe the Argument

  4. Assumptions

    Assumption Family Questions; Find the Assumption (FA) Questions; Evaluate the Argument Questions; Flaw Questions

  5. Strengthen and Weaken

    Strengthen and Weaken: The Basics; Strengthen the Conclusion Questions; Weaken the Conclusion Questions; EXCEPT Questions

  6. Evidence Family

    What are Inferences?; Percentages vs. Real Numbers; Inference Questions; Explain a Discrepancy; EXCEPT Questions

  7. Complete the Argument

    Negatively-Worded Claims; Alternate Wording

  8. Wrong Answer Analysis

    Out of Scope; Reverse Logic; The Mix Up

  9. Appendix A: Official Guide Problem Sets

    Official Guide Problem Sets

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