Attacking Faulty Reasoning A Practical Guide to Fallacy Free Arguments ATTACKING FAULTY REASONING is the most comprehensive readable and theoretically sound book on the common fallacies It is designed to help one construct and evaluate arguments The overriding purpose

  • Title: Attacking Faulty Reasoning: A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments
  • Author: T. Edward Damer
  • ISBN: 9780534551339
  • Page: 325
  • Format: Paperback
  • ATTACKING FAULTY REASONING is the most comprehensive, readable, and theoretically sound book on the common fallacies It is designed to help one construct and evaluate arguments The overriding purpose of the text is to help the students recognize when they construct or encounter a good or successful argument of a particular action or belief This one skill is reinforced oATTACKING FAULTY REASONING is the most comprehensive, readable, and theoretically sound book on the common fallacies It is designed to help one construct and evaluate arguments The overriding purpose of the text is to help the students recognize when they construct or encounter a good or successful argument of a particular action or belief This one skill is reinforced on every page of the text, from the first three chapters that focus on the criteria for a good argument, through the four major chapters on the fallacies or ways that arguments can go wrong The emphasis is on resolving issues rather than pointing out flaws in arguments.

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    1. A decent introduction to informal fallacies Author begins by extolling such desiderata as charity in evaluating opponents arguments, rooting out biases, avoiding straw men, etc and then seems to use the rest of the book as, in part, a soap box from which to attack theism and conservative values The problem is exacerbated in that most of his examples using these groups or ideas are based on the most uncharitable, and ridiculous construals of what they have argued or what their position on matters [...]


    2. This is one of the best critical thinking books that I have ever read It begins with an informative introduction about types of arguments, what is fallacy , why should fallacies be studied c.Every chapter explains the fallacies with useful and daily examples, and it ends with good exercises.I believe that it would be better if the writer dwelt a little bit on explaining the difference between representative and unrepresentative sample since both of them are not very intuitive and common Footnote [...]


    3. Damer s outstanding book is suitably subtitled A Practical Guide to Fallacy Free Arguments I have is the 2nd edition 1980 and have used subsequent editions with great satisfaction It is now in its 7th edition 2012 though the copyright page says 2013 Using common, everyday situations and conversations, Damer explores and exposes the fallacy ridden thinking to which we all fall prey He shows us how to correct our own reasoning and to produce better arguments as well as detecting and understanding [...]


    4. It s written like a text book, but still enjoyable It Teaches about the proper way to debate and what arguements are considered faulty logic The only issue is now when I watch the news or debate with friends I am constantly frustrated by their use of faulty logic If only I could everyone to read this.


    5. This book is great, have good examples, e great start of the beginner but it cover all to the advanced thinker It s a book to study, learn, read and re read Very organizer book I sure will go back time from time to consult when I need make a good argument and decision in my life.




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