Skilful Thinking: An Introduction to Philosophical Skills
by GJ Rossouw
Publisher: HSRC Press 1994
Number of pages: 148
Written in a down-to-earth style, this books guides students through the skills that enable them to analyze texts, critically evaluate arguments, construct their own argument and present it clearly. The book also offers advice on studying, time management and exam preparation.
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