Selected Issues in Logic and Communication

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Trudy Govier
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1988 - Philosophy - 207 pages
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Selected Issues in Logic and Communication is the first anthology to explore the many points of intersection between the realms of critical thinking and modern mass communication. It raises important questions about how the mass media influence thought and considers whether "a free marketplace of ideas" is still a viable concept today.

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Contents

Coping with Surveys and Ralph Johnson
14
The Tedium Twins 35 Alexander Cockburn
43
Distinguishing Fact from Opinion 55 Perry Weddle
104
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Trudy Govier, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Lethbridge, Canada, is a philosopher, author, and speaker who is widely known for her dynamic style of speaking and writing and her passionate advocacy of reasoned responses to conflict. She has spoken and written extensively on reconciliation, violence and non-violence, and topics in informal logic.

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