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Critical Thinking Skills & Composition II: Books

This guide is intended for students for the improvement of critical thinking and research skills.

Classic Reading: "Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion"

A classic chapter on thinking from John Stuart Mill's 1869 publication, On Liberty.

Additional Reading

For additional reading on your own time, here are some of the best Critical Thinking books we can find.

Search for eBooks on Critical Thinking with Google Books!

Google Book Search

Library catalog



The CBC Library has a collection of eBooks that can be read on- and off-campus. Search the Ebsco Academic Book Collection

Suggested search terms for this collection are:

  • Critical thinking
  • Rhetoric
  • Reasoning
  • Decision making
  • Critical thinking -- Study and teaching
  • Logic
  • Persuasion (Rhetoric)