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Thinking From A to Z By Nigel Warburton

Thinking From A to Z
by Nigel Warburton

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This brilliant book, now in its second edition, gives you the confidence to tell a good from a bad argument. For everyone who wants to refine their power of argument, Thinking from A to Z is an indispensable reference tool.
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Thinking From A to Z by Nigel Warburton

What is `Humpty-Dumptying'? Do `arguments from analogy' ever stand up? How do I know when someone is using `Weasel words?' What is a `Politician's answer?' What's the difference between a `Red Herring' and a `Straw Man?'

This superb book, now in its third edition, will help anyone who wants to argue well and think critically. Using witty and topical examples, this fully-updated new edition has many new entries including:

  • Charity, principle of
  • Lawyer's Answer
  • Least Worst Option
  • Stonewalling
  • Sunk-Cost Fallacy
  • Tautology
  • Truism
  • Weasel Words
  • `You Would Say That Wouldn't You'

Thinking From A to Z may not help you win every argument, but it will definitely give you the power to tell a good one from a bad one.

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Thinking From A to Z by Nigel Warburton
Nigel Warburton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2000-04-06
164
0415222818
9780415222815
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