Bad Thoughts: A Guide to Clear Thinking

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Corvo, 2003 - Critical thinking - 152 pages
7 Reviews
"Philosopher Jamie Whyte exposes respectable bigots, priests and politicians in his guide to spotting bogus reasoning. This book lists the crimes against logic used to gain our votes, money and devotion - or simply to change the subject - in a witty and contentious appeal for the application of reason to public and private debate."--Back cover.

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Review: Bad Thoughts: A Guide to Clear Thinking. Jamie Whyte

User Review  - Shilen - Goodreads

An amazing book - if you have any passion for robust thinking and rigorous, yet polite, discourse then this is a 'must-read'. Read full review

Review: Bad Thoughts: A Guide to Clear Thinking. Jamie Whyte

User Review  - Si Barron - Goodreads

An intellectually stimulating book which illuminates the labyrinth of rationalism indicating correct ways in which to reason and some of the persuasive wrong turns. This book is pithy and very well ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
Prejudice in Fancy Dress
22
Shut Up
40
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Jamie Whyte (London, England) is a past lecturer of philosophy at Cambridge University and winner of "Analysis "journal's prestigious prize for the best article by a philosopher under 30.

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