Each new edition of Attacking Faulty Reasoning gives me an opportunity to write a T. Edward Damer is Professor of Philosophy, the Rowlett Chair of Creative. However, ATTACKING FAULTY REASONING goes beyond most critical thinking books, providing students with not just a definition and. This text is designed to help students construct and evaluate arguments.
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Jul 02, Xu rated it it was amazing. Fallacies such as argument from ignorancespecial pleadingfaulhy the post hoc fallacy violate this faylty because they are arguments that are missing important evidence or make causal assumptions based on insufficient evidence.
Fallacies That Violate the Sufficiency Criterion. Its a book to study, learn, read and re-read. Well structured frame and crystal-clear explanation. A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking. Retrieved from ” https: Fallacies that violate the relevance criterion. This page was last edited on 15 Augustat Preview — Attacking Faulty Reasoning by T.
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One could wish for examples from all points of view rather than using vamer and theists are his examples, attackinb since the arguments he attacks for those points of view are not genuinely held by any but the uninformed and unlearned. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A Code of Intellectual Conduct. Attacking Faulty Reasoning  is a textbook on logical fallacies by T. Each of the fallacies is concisely defined and illustrated with several relevant examples.
The emphasis is on resolving issues rather than pointing out flaws in arguments.
History of Western Philosophy. Using common, everyday situations and conversations, Damer explores and exposes the fallacy-ridden thinking to which we all fall prey. Ali Almossawi rated it it was amazing Jun 25, My library Help Advanced Reasonjng Search.
Attacking Faulty Reasoning: A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments
Tanveer Alam rated it really liked it Dec 01, Every chapter explains the fallacies reasonong useful and daily examples, and it ends with good exercises. Each fallacy falls into at least one of Damer’s five fallacy categories, which derive from the above criteria.
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Return to Book Page. Book Cover 2 12 Jul 17, It’s written like a text book, but still enjoyable. For each fallacy, the text gives suggestions about how to address or to “attack” the fallacy when it is encountered. Edward Damer Limited preview – The text also sets forth 12 principles that constitute a ” Code of Conduct for Effective Discussion.
Retrieved 21 Sep The overriding purpose of the text is to help the students recognize when they construct or encounter a good or successful argument of a particular action or belief. Latham rated it liked it Sep 04, Larry Wright – – Oxford University Press. The only issue is now when I watch the news or debate with friends I am constantly frustrated by their use of faulty logic.
He shows us how to correct our own reasoning and to produce better “arguments” as well as detecting and u Damer’s outstanding book is suitably reasoninf “A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments.