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The Human Being As A Logical Thinker. by Noel Balzer

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Published by Editions Rodopi .
Written in English


  • Sociology,
  • Logic

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Edition Notes

SeriesValue Inquiry Book, No 1; Value Inquiry Book Series 1
The Physical Object
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9864268M
ISBN 109051835205
ISBN 109789051835205

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What is logical thinking and why is it important to employers? The word "logic" comes from the Greek word meaning "reason." Employers place a high value on workers who display strong logical thinking or reasoning skills because their decision making is based on factual data. In most cases, organizations don’t want employees making decisions influenced by emotions instead . A Guide to Good Thinking. Author: D.Q. McInerny; Publisher: Random House ISBN: Category: Reference Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Whether regarded as a science, an art, or a skill–and it can properly be regarded as all three–logic is the basis of our ability to think, analyze, argue, and communicate.   Being logical Understanding what goes into an argument will allow you to make better arguments. This book, which by the way is a quick read, will explaun what goes into a good logical argument. I also believe that understaning logic will naturally make you a better, more refined critical thinker/5. The Human Being as a Logical Thinker. Download NOW! Author: Noel Balzer. Publisher: Rodopi. ISBN: Category: Philosophy. Page: View: The aim of this book is to explain human rationality. The fundamental principles of human thought are stated in terms of Balzer's Principles, and their operations in everyday life are illustrated.

All human brains have an emotional and logical side. People come in different proportions. Some are poets, and some are accountants, but we all have this in . The past two centuries have witnessed an unparalleled reliance on the logical approach to thinking. It is the basis on which modern technology is founded. But the flaw in logical thinking is that it relies on the conscious brain and this is the most limited and vulnerable part of our thinking.   However, the right side of daydreaming can affect the process of logical thinking as well. According to researchers, [2] the logical reasoning performance is modulated by the emotional state. What is more interesting is that most children are ranked as being highly creative [3] before going to a logic-oriented school. Or at least it used to be, as the school system now Author: Vladimir Zivanovic.   Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking D.Q. McInerny Hardcover pp One of the stated goals in author D.Q. McInerny's preface to "Being Logical" is to in "some degree succeed in doing for the cause of good thinking what 'Elements of Style' has done for that of good writing." This book does not meet that goal/5().