Logic Made Easy: How to Know when Language Deceives You
"The best introduction to logic you will find."Martin Gardner Penetrating and practical, Logic Made Easy is filled with anecdotal histories detailing the often muddy relationship between language and logic. Complete with puzzles you can try yourself and questions you can use to raise your test scores, Logic Made Easy invites readers to identify and ultimately remedy logical slips in everyday life. Even experienced logicians will be surprised by Deborah Bennett's ability to identify the illogical in everything from maddening street signs to tax forms that make April the cruelest month. Designed with dozens of visual examples, the book guides readers through those hair-raising times when logic is at odds with common sense. Logic Made Easy is indeed one of those rare books that will actually make you a more logical human being.
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In this case, you can judge a book by its cover-or at least its title: the author makes a promise right at the start and then follows through by making logic easy for readers to understand. In her ... Read full review
This book is terrible. I'm writing this review as a professor in communication and I've read my share of textbooks and books for fun/learning. If you are looking for a fun book to learn logic and argumentation this is not your book. It reads like a textbook - dry, boring and totally uncreative. All the author did was copy and paste proofs from textbooks and some history about the concepts from history books. The writing style is incredibly boring, I literally fell asleep reading the first chapter. I've started reading "How to Argue" by Herring, so far it appears to be written better - much more creativity in delivery of concepts and explanations.