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Severe pondering isn't as effortless because it sounds. severe considering indicates you ways decision-making blunders are made, and the way to prevent them. through combining uncomplicated causes with time-tested theories, serious considering is helping you meet the demanding situations of existence head-on. and since it comprises over a thousand examples drawn from daily life and lots of learn instruments, this textbook is helping you get the grade you would like.

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Rumsfeld: Intelligence still lacking. (Headline in The Albuquerque Tribune, 8/7/02) c. Americans bicycle thousands of miles every year. d. If someone is under 18 years old, then he cannot vote in this country. e. f. g. h. I am over 6 feet tall. Zoe is cold. The players on the basketball team had a B average in their courses, All men are created equal. i. It is better to be rich than famous. 8. Give an example of an ambiguous sentence you've heard recently. Additional Exercises 9. A special kind of ambiguity occurs when we're talking about what we say.

Maria: Lee: Maria: Lee: Maria: Critical Thinking? Ah-choo. Gesundheit. I'm just miserable. Stuffy head and trouble breathing. Sounds like the allergies I get. No, it's the flu. I'm running a fever. 24. You may own stocks or securities which are selling at a lower price than when purchased. Tax considerations might call for a sale of such securities in order to create a currently deductible tax loss. However, if it is desired to still own the securities while producing a tax loss, you can't just sell securities at a loss and then buy them right back.

No one should be surprised that we want the right to marry. Kathy Worthington, The Spectrum, May 26, 1996 27. In order to choose good courses of action in our lives, we need not only knowledge of the world and the ability to reason well, but what else? EXERCISES for Chapter 1 11 Further Study There is much more to learn about the nature of claims, truth, falsity, and the relation of language to our experience. We'll touch on some of those in the next chapter. An introductory philosophy course goes much deeper.

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