This is the rare book that not only surpasses the competition in its practical adaptability but also in its authoritative coverage. Comprehensive and exceptionally flexible in structure. Offers an up-to-date exploration of deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, reasoning about concepts and reasoning about values. Peppered throughout are a number of engaging and relevant practical exercises, including many real-life situations drawn from newspapers, magazines, and books. This book offers a sound treatment of language designed to build expository writing skills. Suitable for use in any profession which utilizes critical thinking, critical writing, argument and rhetoric skills.Bierman, Arthur K. is the author of 'Critical Thinking Handbook' with ISBN 9780023096600 and ISBN 0023096608.