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"I would recommend this book to anyone interested in learning about intellectual self-defence. It should be on every student's book shelf, and on every educators list of recommended reading." --Dr Jason Braithwaite, Behavioural Brain Sciences Centre, University of Birmingham.
Nicholas Capaldi, PhD (Baton Rouge, LA), holds the Legendre-Soulé Distinguished Scholar Chair in Business Ethics at Loyola University of New Orleans. He is the author or editor of many books including Affirmative Action: Social Justice or Unfair Preference?; Immigration: Debating the Issues; and John Stuart Mill: A Biography.
Miles Smit, PhD (Toronto, Ontario), works as a business analyst in Canada and holds a PhD in philosophy from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
Interesting read. I am a Christian evangelist and enjoyed reading this for work on research and preparation for presenting the truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.Published 4 months ago by Russ Bush
Great! My only regret is that I purchases the Kindle version and it's difficult to find specific locations. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ben Martin
it is written in a dry style that was dense and hard to follow at times. i got the most out of scanning the book, which gave good information and perspective, but when I tried to... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dawn
You need to read this if you want to understand how arguments in a conversation work and how to present your ideas to an audience!...
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Had hoped to discover a text which explained and gave examples of 'logical fallacies' as well as a guide to making sense of arguments/syllogisms. Read morePublished on August 10, 2013 by David
This book gives great detail into the accounts of formal and informal arguements. It also discusses the inductive and deductive reasoning. So far the book is serving me greatly. Read morePublished on February 10, 2012 by Dekan
There's no shortage of books on critical thinking, fallacies, rhetoric, etc., and I picked up this particular one because I thought it might be convenient and fun to review this... Read morePublished on November 22, 2009 by Irfan A. Alvi