Textbook Rationality Ivan Phillips

Textbook Rationality

Author: Ivan Phillips
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Book Title
Textbook Rationality
Author
Ivan Phillips
ISBN
9781736578339
A primer on rational thinking... and a plan for teaching it in schoolsWe all want to be the rational parent, the rational consumer, and the rational voter. So why is it that so few of us can readily define what it means to think rationally? In this timely and inspiring book, Ivan Phillips argues that irrationality is rampant because we have never taught the key principles of rational thinking in schools. In concise and accessible writing, Textbook Rationality explains: How to distinguish rational thinking the from irrational and non-rational thinking Why rationality and critical thinking are not the same thing How to use Bayesian reasoning to decide what is true How to anticipate cognitive bias and employ countermeasures How to squeeze a course on rationality into a high school curriculum Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Ivan PhillipsPublisher: Barley Lane BooksPublished: 05/24/2021ISBN: 9781736578339Pages: 234Weight: 1.13lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.69d

A primer on rational thinking... and a plan for teaching it in schools


We all want to be the rational parent, the rational consumer, and the rational voter. So why is it that so few of us can readily define what it means to think rationally?


In this timely and inspiring book, Ivan Phillips argues that irrationality is rampant because we have never taught the key principles of rational thinking in schools. In concise and accessible writing, Textbook Rationality explains:

  • How to distinguish rational thinking the from irrational and non-rational thinking
  • Why rationality and critical thinking are not the same thing
  • How to use Bayesian reasoning to decide what is true
  • How to anticipate cognitive bias and employ countermeasures
  • How to squeeze a course on rationality into a high school curriculum




Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Ivan Phillips
Publisher: Barley Lane Books
Published: 05/24/2021
ISBN: 9781736578339
Pages: 234
Weight: 1.13lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.69d

A primer on rational thinking... and a plan for teaching it in schools


We all want to be the rational parent, the rational consumer, and the rational voter. So why is it that so few of us can readily define what it means to think rationally?


In this timely and inspiring book, Ivan Phillips argues that irrationality is rampant because we have never taught the key principles of rational thinking in schools. In concise and accessible writing, Textbook Rationality explains:

  • How to distinguish rational thinking the from irrational and non-rational thinking
  • Why rationality and critical thinking are not the same thing
  • How to use Bayesian reasoning to decide what is true
  • How to anticipate cognitive bias and employ countermeasures
  • How to squeeze a course on rationality into a high school curriculum




Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Ivan Phillips
Publisher: Barley Lane Books
Published: 05/24/2021
ISBN: 9781736578339
Pages: 234
Weight: 1.13lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.69d