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Hoaxes, Myths, and Manias

Why We Need Critical Thinking

by Robert E. Bartholomew

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Published by Prometheus Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Secondary schools,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Teaching skills & techniques,
  • Teaching At The Secondary School Level,
  • Psychology,
  • Education,
  • Sociology,
  • Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Philosophy,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Logic,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Cognitive Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8850920M
    ISBN 101591020484
    ISBN 109781591020486


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