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Critical thinking for psychology

Mark Forshaw

Critical thinking for psychology

a student guide

by Mark Forshaw

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Hoboken .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Critical thinking,
  • PSYCHOLOGY / General,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMark Forshaw
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF441 .F66 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25198440M
    ISBN 109781405191180, 9781405191173
    LC Control Number2012004753

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