Thinking from A to Z

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Philosophy - 150 pages
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This text aims to give the reader the power to tell a good from a bad argument. Using witty and topical examples, Nigel Warburton provides the reader with the confidence to tell the difference between a Red Herring and a Straw Man. The second edition includes many new entries and updates the whole text. Entries include: catch-22 contraries; counterexample; domino effect; exception that proves the rule; Ockham's Razor paradox; Socratic fallacy that's a value judgement; and truth by adage.
 

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User Review  - TakeItOrLeaveIt - LibraryThing

really my intro to philosophy when I was 18. complimented an amazing class with amazing discussions that at that time were over my head but well worthy and prevalent to who I would become. Read full review

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User Review  - HazelD - LibraryThing

A very impressive guide to some philosophical ideas. The A-Z format is both a blessing and a curse: it keeps the whole thing simple, but it also confines some of the ideas when it would be nice if they were extended and discussed a little more. Good for apetite whetting, I think. Read full review

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Acknowledgements
viii
Introduction
ix
Thinking from A to Z
xiii
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