The aim of Critical Thinking is to explicitly and directly teach critical thinking skills and to facilitate the use of these skills to subjects and contexts beyond critical thinking (v, 1). Though the book is primarily intended as an introductory textbook for the teaching of critical thinking, Fisher maintains that the "material is presented in such a way that it can be worked through on a self-study basis"(vi).
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Goddu, G. C. Rev. of Critical Thinking by Alec Fisher. Informal Logic 22, no. 2 (2002): 181-86.