Thinking about Social Thinking

PDF EBook by Antony Flew

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Rationalizing human behavior is our most compelling pastime. Thinking about Social Thinking PDF EBook We are all disposed to offer and accept insufficient evidence and invalid arguments when these seem to support conclusions that we merely wish were true. We need to know how to think clearly about our social thinking, how to resist the allure of self- PDFdeception how best to choose.

Everyone skeptical about or confused by the findings of the social sciences will appreciate Antony Flew's crisp analysis of the methodological flaws and systematic misunderstandings corrupting their content and application. Thinking About Social Thinking seeks to establish what can and cannot be learned from such studies, indicating where good work has been ignored, or much-needed work has yet to be done. Flew's clear and incisive arguments are illustrated with abundant examples and references many entertaining, others surprising. Flew issues a refreshing, impassioned warning against the perils of complacent, muddled thinking and false but comfortable conclusions. Like this book? Read online this: The Value Base of Social Work and Social Care, The Joy Of Thinking.

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