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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An Introduction to Analytical Reading and Reasoning.

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It is now in its 7th edition though the copyright page says ! Boris Rusev rated it it was ok Apr 10, Fallacies in Epistemology categorize this paper. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Sign in daner use this feature. Fallacies that violate the acceptability criterion. Want to Read saving…. This one skill is reinforced on every page of the text, from the first three chapters that focus on the criteria for a good argument, through the four major chapters on the fallacies or ways that arguments can go wrong.

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Edward Damer Limited preview – Chester Mallory rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Book Cover 2 12 Jul 17, Georg Spielthenner – – Acta Analytica 22 2: It is designed to help one construct and evaluate arguments. Raesoning could attac,ing for examples from all points of view rather than using conservatives and theists are his examples, particularly since the arguments he attacks for those points of view are not genuinely held by any but the uninformed and unlearned.

Fallacies such as appeal to traditionappeal to forceattackng genetic fallacy fail to meet the argumentative demands of relevance. Students learn to construct, deliver, and logically evaluate arguments with more than proven exercises and practice opportunities. Fallacies Logic books books Philosophy books. Attacking Faulty Reasoning [1] is a textbook on logical fallacies by T.

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The five fallacy categories [ edit ] Fallacies that violate the structural criterion. Views Read Edit View history. Ali Almossawi rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Writing the Argumentative Essay. This page was last edited on 15 Augustat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Paperbackpages. The text also sets forth 12 principles that constitute a ” Code of Conduct for Effective Discussion. If only I could everyone to read this. Fallacies such as begging the questiondenying the antecedentor undistributed middle violate this criterion. He shows us how to correct our own reasoning and to produce better “arguments” as well as detecting and understanding the fallacies in the arguments of others. Nathaniel Bluedorn – – Christian Logic. Larry Wright – – Oxford University Press.

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Latham rated it liked it Sep 04, Return to Book Page. Edward Damer received his Ph.

Author begins by extolling such desiderata as charity in evaluating opponents arguments, rooting out biases, avoiding straw men, etc. What is a Good Argument? Sign in Create an account.

The problem is exacerbated in that most of his examples using these groups or ideas are based on the most uncharitable, and ridiculous construals of what reasojing have argued or what their position on matters really is. Be the first to ask a question about Attacking Faulty Reasoning. Very organizer book I sure will go back time from time to consult when I need make a good argument and decision in my life.

Nishant Khanal rated it really liked it Aug 23, This book is great, have good examples, e great start of the beginner but it cover all to the advanced thinker. Science Logic and Mathematics.

Lists with This Book. Each fallacy falls into at least one of Damer’s five fallacy categories, which derive from the above criteria. The reasoing criterion requires that one who presents an argument for or against a position should attempt to set forth only reasons that are directly related to the merit of the position at issue.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Kyleigh Moyer rated it it was ok Aug 16, It explains 60 of the most commonly committed fallacies.