The Logic of Real Arguments / Edition 2by Alec Fisher, Fisher Alec
Pub. Date: 08/15/2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The Assertibility Question, and suppositional reasoning are the distinctive features of the novel method for handling arguments introduced here and applied to examples from a wide range of sources.
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- Revised Edition
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Table of Contents
Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. A general method of argument analysis; 3. A first example - from Thomas Malthus; 4. Reasoning about nuclear deterrence; 5. An example from John Stuart Mill; 6. Arguments about God's existence; 7. How do your mind and body interact?; 8. Suppose for the sake of argument that ...; 9. An example from Karl Marx; 10. Evaluating scientific arguments: some initial examples; 11. Philosophical assumptions; Appendix: Elementary formal logic; Exercises.
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