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The uses and abuses of argument : critical thinking and fallacious reasoning

Author: Stephen S Carey
Publisher: Mountain View, Calif. : Mayfield Pub., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a jargon-free critical reasoning text. It focuses on issues of interpretation with regard to nearly every fallacy, then provides detailed discussions of the types of correct argument and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen S Carey
ISBN: 076740517X 9780767405171
OCLC Number: 41272998
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to critical thinking --
Claims --
Assessing arguments --
Welcome to the real world: arguments in context --
Relevance --
Distortion --
Ambiguity and redundancy --
Analogy --
Generalizations and causes --
Reason, rhetoric, and emotion: the fine art of manipulation.
Responsibility: Stephen S. Carey.
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