Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 October 2008

584 Pages | 18 figures; 12 black and white photos


ISBN: 9780199551330

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How We Reason

Philip Johnson-Laird

  • One of the pioneers in the psychology of reasoning provides a groundbreaking and fascinating account of the psychology of thinking and reasoning
  • Written to be accessible to a broad academic audience, and now available as an affordable paperback
  • Outlines a new approach to understanding reasoning, showing how it can succeed in predicting outcomes that are successful, and in predicting those that are not
  • Looks at reasoning across a range of real life situations - from terrorism to irrational fears about illness