- Series: Philosophy
- Paperback: 369 pages
- Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 8 edition (August 13, 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0534524702
- ISBN-13: 978-0534524708
- Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.8 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,598,587 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric: The Use of Reason in Everyday Life 8th Edition
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"Howard Kahane, who died in 2001, is considered one of the founders of the ""critical thinking"" movement--an approach to logic that makes it less abstract and more more practical as a tool for analyzing political and social issues." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Howard Kahane (deceased) is considered one of the founders of the critical-thinking movement, an approach to logic that makes it less abstract and more practical as a tool for analyzing political and social issues.
Nancy M. Cavender is Professor Emeritus at the College of Marin.
Top Customer Reviews
Of course, Kahane always annoys adherents of astrology, etc. Maybe that was it.
Some of exercises in the book are difficult but anyway they push reader think hard and think for themselves. The book helps to become better critical thinker.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Although the examples are a little outdated, and may not all be familiar to a reader outside the US, this book gives a really helpful guide to structuring solid arguments, and... Read morePublished on May 13, 2013 by Lim Shimron
Starting on page 97, the book talks about the "We don't ban cars" argument in regards to the gun control debate. Read morePublished on January 31, 2004
There is a bit of bias here, but it's mostly obvious and the author is quick to point out that he isn't trying to be free of bias - he's trying to teach you to spot it in others so... Read morePublished on December 25, 2003
The authors fail at every turn to display an unbiased view of the world which every critical thinker does best to attain. Read morePublished on January 29, 1999