Fallacies and Argument Appraisal

Cambridge University Press (2007)
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Fallacies and Argument Appraisal presents an introduction to the nature, identification, and causes of fallacious reasoning, along with key questions for evaluation. Drawing from the latest work on fallacies as well as some of the standard ideas that have remained relevant since Aristotle, Christopher Tindale investigates central cases of major fallacies in order to understand what has gone wrong and how this has occurred. Dispensing with the approach that simply assigns labels and brief descriptions of fallacies, Tindale provides fuller treatments that recognize the dialectical and rhetorical contexts in which fallacies arise. This volume analyzes major fallacies through accessible, everyday examples. Critical questions are developed for each fallacy to help the student identify them and provided considered evaluations
Keywords Fallacies (Logic  Reasoning
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Call number BC175.T56 2007
ISBN(s) 0521603064   0521842085   9780521603065   9780521842082   9781139461849   1139461842
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