Presents an introduction to the nature, identification, and causes of fallacious reasoning, along with key questions for evaluation. Drawing from the latest work as well as standard ideas relevant since Aristotle, Tindale investigates cases of major fallacies in order to understand what has gone wrong and how this has occurred.
About the Author
Christopher Tindale is Professor of Philosophy at Trent University in Canada. He is editor of the journal Informal Logic: Reasoning and Argumentation in Theory and Practice, author of Acts of Arguing: A Rhetorical Model of Argument, and co-author of Good Reasoning Matters, Third Edition and Rhetorical Argumentation.