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Table Of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Quiz
Selective Perception
The Magic of Coincidence
The Four Classic Mindsets
Overview
Lateral Thinking
Divergent vs. Convergent Thinking
Mind Maps
Devil’s Advocate Technique
Idea Killers and Idea Growers
Brainstorming
Reframing Problems
Selling Creative Ideas
Pros-and-Cons Analysis
Matrixes
Decision-Event Trees
Probability Trees
Weighted Ranking
Utility Analysis
Sunk Costs
Hypothesis Testing
Prisoner’s Dilemma
The ABCs of Argument Structure
Evaluating Arguments
The Five Common Reasoning Flaws
Testing Critical Reasoning
Putting It All Together
“No-Some-Most-All” Statements
Mutual Inclusivity and Exclusivity
Statements of Logical Equivalency
Testing Logic-based Reasoning
Appendix I – Summary of Reasoning Tips 1 to 50
Appendix II – Fallacious Reasoning
Appendix III – Avoiding Improper Inferences
Appendix IV – Analogies
Appendix V – The Ten Classic Trade-offs
Appendix VI – Critical Reading and Comprehension
Appendix VII – Tips for Taking Reading Tests
Answers and Explanations
Quiz – Answers
Index
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The Little Blue Reasoning Book

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