Thinking From A to Z

Thinking From A to Z

Book - 2007 | 3rd ed.
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What is #65533;humpty-dumptying#65533;? Do #65533;arguments from analogy#65533; ever stand up? How do I know when someone is using #65533;weasel words#65533;? What#65533;s the difference between a #65533;red herring#65533; and a #65533;straw man#65533;?

This superb book, now in its third edition, will help anyone who wants to argue well and think critically. Using witty and topical examples, this fully-updated edition includes many new entries and updates the whole text. New entries include:

Principle of Charity Lawyer#65533;s Answer Least Worst Option Poisoning the Well Sentimentality Sunk Cost Fallacy Weasel Words #65533;You would say that wouldn#65533;t you#65533;.

Thinking from A to Z may not help you win every argument, but it will definitely give you the power to tell a good one from a bad one.

Publisher: London : Routledge, 2007.
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780415433716
Branch Call Number: 168 W255
Characteristics: xii, 164 p.


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