9780415222815

Thinking from A to Z

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415222815

  • ISBN10:

    0415222818

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/14/2000
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

This brilliant book, now in its second edition, will give readers the power to tell a good argument from a bad one. Using witty and topical examples, Nigel Warburton will give the reader confidence in telling the difference between a 'red herring' and a 'straw man'.The updated edition includes many new entries, and updates the whole text. New features include:* catch-22* contraries* counterexample* domino effect* exception that proves the rule* Ockham's Razor* paradox* Socratic fallacy* 'that's a value judgement'* truth by adage.For everyone who wants to refine their arguments, Thinking From A to Z is an indispensable reference tool.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements viii
Introduction ix
Thinking from A to Z
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