This book emphasizes writing before reading. It encourages critical thinking. It uses a reader-friendly approach and introduces the style of argumentative writing that is expected. Features a series of developmental exercises that encourages to use the tools of logic. It offers 5 chapters covering research techniques, including: lists of sources (e.g., the Encyclopedia of Philosophy), specialized reference encyclopedias such as those devoted to bioethics and philosophy of religion. Appropriate for anyone interested in Philosophy.