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Teach yourself Straight and crooked thinking

Author: Robert H Thouless
Publisher: London : Teach Yourself, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A new edition of a much loved guide to how to think and reason your way logically through difficult and challenging arguments

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Thouless
ISBN: 9781444117189 1444117181
OCLC Number: 645676818
Description: pages cm
Contents: 1. Different ways of using language 2. Words and facts 3. The meanings of words 4. Definition and some of its difficulties 5. Good and bad definitions 6. All and some 7. Some dishonest tricks in argument 8. Some logical fallacies 9. Habits of thought 10. Prejudice 11. Predigested thinking 12. Pitfalls in analogy 13. Oratory and suggestion 14. Tricks of suggestion 15. Straight thinking 16. The future of straight thinking Appendix 1: Thirty-seven dishonest tricks commonly used in argument, with the methods of overcoming them Appendix 2: A discussion illustrating crooked thinking Index
Other Titles: Straight and crooked thinking
Responsibility: by Robert Henry Thouless.

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