9780495095064

Attacking Faulty Reasoning A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments

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    9780495095064

  • ISBN10:

    0495095060

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/21/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Increasingly college courses and programs require a critical thinking component—and include assignments meant to measure your critical thinking skills. ATTACKING FAULTY REASONING: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FALLACY-FREE ARGUMENTS, SIXTH EDITION, can help you brush up on these skills—and learn how to develop the logical, persuasive arguments you need now and throughout your career. This useful handbook addresses more than 60 common fallacies of logic with the help of over 200 memorable examples. It provides explanations and tips for avoiding fallacious thinking, and is an ideal resource when writing papers, essays, or arguments.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
A Code of Intellectual Conduct
What is an Argument?
What is a Good Argument?
What is a Fallacy?
Fallacies That Violate the Structural Criterion
Fallacies That Violate the Relevance Criterion
Fallacies That Violate the Acceptability Criterion
Fallacies That Violate the Sufficiency Criterion
Fallacies That Violate the Rebuttal Criterion
Writing the Argumentative Essay
Glossary of Fallacies
Answers to Selected Assignments
Index
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