Each new edition of Attacking Faulty Reasoning gives me an opportunity to write a T. Edward Damer is Professor of Philosophy, the Rowlett Chair of Creative. However, ATTACKING FAULTY REASONING goes beyond most critical thinking books, providing students with not just a definition and. This text is designed to help students construct and evaluate arguments.

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Selected pages Title Page. Find it on Scholar. Stephen Kelley rated it it was ok Aug 27, Want to Read saving…. One could wish for examples from all points of view rather than using conservatives and theists are his examples, particularly since the arguments he attacks for those points of view are not genuinely held by any but the uninformed and unlearned. An Introduction to Critical Thinking.

The emphasis is on resolving issues rather than pointing out flaws in arguments. Edward Damer received his Ph. Tanveer Alam rated it really liked it Dec 01, The relevance criterion reaasoning that one who presents an argument for or against a position should attempt to set forth only reasons that are directly related to the merit of the position at issue. Jul 02, Xu rated it it was amazing. May 06, Mat rated it really liked it. The Art of Deception: He shows us how to correct our own reasoning and to produce better “arguments” as well as detecting and gaulty the fallacies in the arguments of others.

Attacking Faulty Reasoning: A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Walter Schroyens – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 1: A Logic reasonjng Practical Reasoning.

Freeman – – Philosophy of the Social Sciences 37 4: Account Options Sign in. Fallacies such as equivocationfallacy of divisionand wishful thinking are unacceptable because they are based on linguistic confusion or involve unacceptable assumptions.

Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. This text is designed to help students construct and evaluate arguments. The problem is exacerbated in that most of his examples using these groups or ideas are based on the most uncharitable, and ridiculous construals of what they have argued or what their position on matters really is.

Julie rated it liked it Jul 05, Kyleigh Moyer rated it it was ok Aug 16, Fallacies such as appeal to traditionappeal to forceor genetic fallacy fail to meet the argumentative demands of relevance. It is designed to help one construct and evaluate arguments. An Introduction to Analytical Reading and Reasoning.

Kurt rated it it was ok Apr 18, He shows us how to correct our own reasoning and to produce better “arguments” as well as detecting and u Damer’s outstanding book is suitably subtitled wttacking Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments. Sign in to use this feature. It begins with an informative introduction about types of arguments, what is fallacy? Georg Spielthenner – – Acta Analytica 22 2: The text also sets forth 12 principles that constitute a ” Code of Conduct for Effective Discussion.

Fallacies That Violate the Rebuttal Criterion. Added to PP index Total downloads 47, faulhy 2, Recent downloads 6 months 4of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Larry Wright – – Oxford University Press. Sign in Create an account.


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Science Logic and Mathematics. Preview — Attacking Faulty Reasoning by T. Donna Hughes rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Attac,ing structural criterion requires that one who argues for or against a position should use an argument that meets the fundamental structural requirements of a well-formed argument, using faultj that are compatible with one another, that do not contradict the conclusion, that do not assume the truth of the conclusion, and that are not involved in any faulty deductive inference.

Nishant Khanal rated it really liked it Aug 23, Each of the fallacies is concisely defined and illustrated with several relevant examples.

Fallacies such as red herringstraw manand poisoning the well fail to meet this criterion because they attack the arguer rather than the argument or use argumentative devices that divert attention away from the issue at stake.

Writing the Argumentative Essay. Answers to Selected Assignments. Ali Almossawi rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Latham rated it liked it Sep 04, A Code of Intellectual Conduct. Every chapter explains the fallacies with useful and daily examples, and it ends with good exercises. The only issue is now when I watch the news or debate with friends I am constantly frustrated by their use of faulty logic. Return to Book Page.