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The duck that won the lottery : and 99 other bad arguments

Author: Julian Baggini
Publisher: London : Granta, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A companion volume to "The Pig That Wants To Be Eaten", this book provides rapid-fire selection of short, stimulating and entertaining capsules of philosophy. It focuses on the bad argumentative moves people use all the time, in politics, the media and everyday life.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Baggini
ISBN: 9781847080431 184708043X 1847080871 9781847080875
OCLC Number: 232713206
Description: xiv, 337 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Julian Baggini.

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