Friday, March 21, 2014

Carrier on Logic and Critical Thinking

A nice talk on logic and critical thinking.



Some of the books cited in his talk:

Mathematics and Reasoning
Seife, Charles. 2010. Proofiness: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception. Viking, New York.

Paulos, John Allen. 1990. Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences. Penguin, London.

Introductions to Logic
Copi, Irving, Cohen, Carl and Kenneth McMahon. 2011. Introduction to Logic (14th edn.). Prentice Hall, Boston, Mass. and London.

Skyrms, B. 2000. Choice and Chance (4th edn.). Wadsworth, Belmont, CA

Manktelow, K. I. 2012. Thinking and Reasoning: An Introduction to the Psychology of Reason, Judgment and Decision Making. Psychology Press, Hove, East Sussex and New York.

Bennett, Bo. 2012. Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Logical Fallacies. AueBookIt.com

Statistics
Bram, Uri. 2012. Thinking Statistically (2nd edn.). Createspace,

Cognitive Science
Buonomano, Dean. 2011. Brain Bugs: How the Brain’s Flaws Shape our Lives. W.W. Norton, New York and London.

Links
Changing minds and persuasion
http://changingminds.org/

List of cognitive biases
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cognitive_biases