Logic is an excellent form of mind-training because it involves a very particular way of thinking and focus on truth. But how does it work and what are its limitations? Tom Stoneham, a professor of philosophy at the University of York, picks some great books for anyone who wants to learn more about logic.
Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World — And Why Things Are Better Than You Think
by Hans Rosling
Black Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success
by Matthew Syed
The Art of Thinking Clearly
by Rolf Dobelli
Critical Thinking: Your Guide to Effective Argument, Successful Analysis and Independent Study
by Tom Chatfield
Do you know your straw man arguments from your weasel words? Nigel Warburton, Five Books’ philosophy editor and author of Thinking from A to Z, selects five of the best books on critical thinking—and explains how they will help us make better informed decisions and construct more valid arguments.