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Attacking Faulty Reasoning: A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments / Edition 6
     

Attacking Faulty Reasoning: A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments / Edition 6

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by T. Edward Damer
 

ISBN-10: 0495095060

ISBN-13: 9780495095064

Pub. Date: 02/21/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Increasingly college courses and programs require a critical thinking component—and include assignments meant to measure your critical thinking skills. ATTACKING FAULTY REASONING: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FALLACY-FREE ARGUMENTS, SIXTH EDITION, can help you brush up on these skills—and learn how to develop the logical, persuasive arguments you need now and

Overview

Increasingly college courses and programs require a critical thinking component—and include assignments meant to measure your critical thinking skills. ATTACKING FAULTY REASONING: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FALLACY-FREE ARGUMENTS, SIXTH EDITION, can help you brush up on these skills—and learn how to develop the logical, persuasive arguments you need now and throughout your career. This useful handbook addresses more than 60 common fallacies of logic with the help of over 200 memorable examples. It provides explanations and tips for avoiding fallacious thinking, and is an ideal resource when writing papers, essays, or arguments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495095064
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/21/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.47(w) x 8.69(h) x 0.54(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. INTRODUCTION. 1. A Code of Intellectual Conduct. 2. What is an Argument? 3. What is a Good Argument? 4. What is a Fallacy? 5. Fallacies That Violate the Structural Criterion. 6. Fallacies That Violate the Relevance Criterion. 7. Fallacies That Violate the Acceptability Criterion. 8. Fallacies That Violate the Sufficiency Criterion. 9. Fallacies That Violate the Rebuttal Criterion. 10.Writing the Argumentative Essay. Glossary of Fallacies. Answers to Selected Assignments. Index.

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