Critical Thinking


Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
Bad Science
A Rulebook for Arguments
How to Think about Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Critical Thinking
The God Delusion
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Professional and Personal Life
Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking
Think Like a Freak
Why People Believe Weird Things by Michael ShermerThe Dictionary of Fashionable Nonsense by Ophelia BensonFashionable Nonsense by Alan SokalThe Comprachicos by Ayn Rand
Critique of Critical Schools
4 books — 3 voters
The Unwords by Non NomenThe Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaMan's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. FranklThe Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel BarberyHow the Mind Works by Steven Pinker
Critical Thinking
70 books — 58 voters

A History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell101 Philosophy Problems by Martin CohenThe Trial and Death of Socrates by PlatoEl mundo de Sofía by Jostein GaarderA Brief History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny
Introductions to Philosophy
15 books — 13 voters


Anaïs Nin
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons.
Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 4: 1944-1947

Carl Sagan
It seems to me what is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs: the most skeptical scrutiny of all hypotheses that are served up to us and at the same time a great openness to new ideas. Obviously those two modes of thought are in some tension. But if you are able to exercise only one of these modes, whichever one it is, you’re in deep trouble. If you are only skeptical, then no new ideas make it through to you. You never learn anything new. You become a crotchety old pe ...more
Carl Sagan

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