How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic

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A&C Black, 2006 - Philosophy - 182 pages
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Deals with one fallacy, explaining what the fallacy is, giving and analysing an example, outlining when/where/why the particular fallacy tends to occur and finally showing how you can perpetrate the fallacy on other people in order to win an argument.
 

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User Review  - Neowuf - Goodreads

Every practical, fun, and easy to read. Not super technical about logic. Read full review

Review: How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic

User Review  - Nick W. - Goodreads

Amaze your friends with knowledge of logical structure. This book is basically a glossary of logical fallacies and how to employ and defend against them. Will help you argue better for sure ... Read full review

Contents

Analogical fallcy
11
The bogus dilemma
24
Contradictory premises
38
Definitional retreat
46
Every schoolboy knows
60
False conversion
74
Hominem abusive argumentum ad
88
Lapidem argumentum ad
101
Nonanticipation
114
Classification of fallacies
179
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