Jamie Whyte (London, England) is a past lecturer of philosophy at Cambridge University and winner of Analysis journal's prestigious prize for the best article by a philosopher under 30.
I wanted a book that explained, in an organized way, what the different types of logical fallacies are. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Prometheus I
Very informative and eye opening
While some of the topics are obvious the analysis reveals more than is apparent on the surface of many arguments.
Excellent. Sometimes acerbic and often biased and the better for it. Worth reading multiple times. I like the authors style!Published 1 month ago by Thomas McLean
If you've ever been completely frustrated by some moron's inability to stick to even the most basic shred of logic or continuity then thesis the book for you. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Stephen Clark
Too many people today have no idea how to make a valid argument. People instead simply insist on their beliefs which has led to a society perverted by a blind exceptance of wrong... Read morePublished 6 months ago by aevanschlemmer
An excellent treatment of a very important issue: clarity and coherence in public discourse. Funny, in a sad kind of way.Published 7 months ago by Ted Spear
The book Crimes Against Logic by Jamie Whyte is an okay read, hence the 3/5 star rating. I don't necessarily recommend reading or staying away from it though. Read morePublished 13 months ago by C. T. Madu
Had assumed that the book was a collection of the traditional logical fallacies with examples from real life. Read morePublished 16 months ago by David
CAL is solid 'logic-for-poets' fare -- a fine read for civics-minded high school students. Had the ideas in this book been new to me, I might have poneyed up the additional star. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Librum