The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Six Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning, 2nd Edition
What is a fallacy? A fallacy is an error in logic a place where someone has made a mistake in his thinking. A cloud is 90% water. A watermelon is 90% water. Therefore, since a plane can fly through a cloud, a plane can fly through a watermelon. This book meets the needs of parents who want a do-able text for introducing logic and critical thinking to their children.-Fun to use -- not dry like a math textbook.-Self-teaching -- not intimidating, starts students with skills they can use right away.-Each lesson has exercises for students, with an answer key at the back.-Covers logical fallacies and propaganda techniques.-Geared for ages twelve and older.-Includes cartoons to illustrate the logical fallacies discussed, including Peanuts, Dilbert, Calvin and Hobbes.
Specifications of The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Six Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning, 2nd Edition
|Author||Nathaniel Bluedorn, Hans Bluedorn|
|Number Of Pages||227|
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