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Open Questions: Readings for Critical Thinking and Writing

Open Questions: Readings for Critical Thinking and Writing
Author: Chris Anderson - Lex Runciman
ISBN 13: 9780312416355
ISBN 10: 312416350
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication Date: 2005-02-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 752
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We all make many ethical choices, small and large, every day. Should we give money to that homeless person? Should we shade the truth to protect someone else's feelings? Should we endanger ourselves by chasing that purse-snatcher? A first-year college composition course devoted to critical thinking and writing presents an ideal opportunity for students to reflect on what goes into making such decisions, and to refine their own understanding of what constitutes ethical action. The first reader to tap into this opportunity, Open Questions presents a wide variety of perspectives on profound ethical issues, along with a unique method of approaching those issues based on careful listening, analytic thinking, and persuasive writing.