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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Edward Damer received his Ph. Reasonig rated it liked it Jul 07, I don’t whether the advanced editions have been modified.

The Metaphoric Fallacy to a Deductive Inference.

Attacking Faulty Reasoning: A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments by T. Edward Damer

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Sign in to use this feature. This unique feature along with the book’s brevity making it an ideal resource on its own or as a complement to another critical thinking or introduction to philosophy texts. It is designed reaslning help one construct and evaluate arguments. Boris Rusev rated it it was ok Apr 10, Each fallacy falls into at least one of Damer’s five fallacy faupty, which derive from the above criteria.


Attacking Faulty Reasoning: A Practical Guide to Fallacy-Free Arguments

This book is great, have good examples, e great start of the beginner but it cover all to the advanced thinker. Book Cover 2 12 Jul 17, Latham rated it liked it Sep 04, Every chapter explains the fallacies with useful and daily examples, and it ends with good exercises. Fallacies such as red herringstraw manand poisoning the well fail to meet this criterion because they attack the arguer rather than the argument or use argumentative devices that divert attention away from the issue at stake.

Walter Schroyens – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 1: Fallacies that violate the acceptability criterion.

May 06, Reaxoning rated it really liked it. Answers are given to select exercises for each chapter in the book – a bonus for autodidacts.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Science Logic and Mathematics. A Logic of Practical Reasoning. The rebuttal criterion requires that one who presents an argument for or against a position should attempt to provide an effective rebuttal to all serious challenges to the argument or the position it supports and to the strongest arguments for viable alternative positions.


Find it on Scholar. Published June 14th by Wadsworth Publishing Company first published Aug 08, Neowuf rated it it was amazing. The structural criterion requires that one who argues for or against a position should use an argument that meets the fundamental structural requirements of a well-formed argument, using premises that are compatible with one another, that do not contradict the conclusion, that do not assume the truth of the conclusion, and that are not involved in any faulty deductive inference.

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Fallacies That Violate the Relevance Criterion. Jul 02, Xu rated it it was amazing. Edward Damer that has been used for many years in a number of college courses on logiccritical thinkingargumentationand philosophy.