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42 Fallacies [NOOK Book]

42 Fallacies

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Overview

This book presents definitions and examples of the following informal fallacies:

Ad Hominem
Ad Hominem Tu Quoque
Appeal to the Consequences of a Belief
Appeal to Authority
Appeal to Belief
Appeal to Common Practice
Appeal to Emotion
Appeal to Popularity
Appeal to Fear
Appeal to Flattery
Appeal to Novelty
Appeal to Pity
Appeal to Popularity
Appeal to Ridicule
Appeal to Spite
Appeal to Tradition
Begging the Question
Biased Generalization
Burden of Proof
Circumstantial Ad Hominem
Fallacy of Composition
Confusing Cause and Effect
Fallacy of Division
False Dilemma
Gambler’s Fallacy
Genetic Fallacy
Guilt by Association
Hasty Generalization
Ignoring a Common Cause
Middle Ground
Misleading Vividness
Peer Pressure
Personal Attack
Poisoning the Well
Post Hoc
Questionable Cause
Red Herring
Relativist Fallacy
Slippery Slope
Special Pleading
Spotlight
Straw Man
Two Wrongs Make a Right
Who is to Say?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012299123
  • Publisher: Michael LaBossiere
  • Publication date: 4/6/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,144,004
  • File size: 106 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Michael LaBossiere is a professor of philosophy at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida. He received his PhD from Ohio State University. In addition to philosophy, he enjoys running (generally with his husky, Isis).
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2012

    A book for everyone

    It is written to be easily understood by eveyone. Such a work was needed for a broader readership, and I think Dr. Labossiere succeded.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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