Winning Votes by Abusing Reason: Responsible Belief and Political Rhetoric

Winning Votes by Abusing Reason: Responsible Belief and Political Rhetoric

by Jamie Carlin Watson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498516426
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jamie Carlin Watson is assistant professor of philosophy at Broward College.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Rhetorical Strategy and Responsible Belief

Chapter 1. Social Epistemology and Political Rhetoric

Chapter 2. Learning from Politicians

Part 2: The Problem of Political Rhetoric

Chapter 3. User Error: Common Fallacies in Political Rhetoric

Chapter 4. Hardware Glitches: Cognitive Biases and Heuristics in Politics

Chapter 5. System Failure: Social Biases

Chapter 6. Political and Moral Expertise

Part 3: Forming Responsible Political Beliefs

Chapter 7. Knowing and Voting: Democratic Solutions

Chapter 8. Nudges and Shoves: Paternalistic Solutions

Chapter 9. Epistemic Virtue and Individual Responsibility

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