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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.
"Don't you see that the aim of newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thought crime literally impossible because there will be no words in which to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Laura B.
Reading this book as an intro to logic. It's an interesting and smooth read. The author points out some of the most common abuses in logic like a persons right to an opinion and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Travis Roberts
Just to start with one of Whyte's examples, the argument has been made that homosexuality should be made illegal. Why? Because it's "unnatural. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Steven Daedalus
I wanted a book that explained, in an organized way, what the different types of logical fallacies are. Read morePublished 3 months 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 4 months 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 8 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 9 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 10 months ago by Ted Spear