The Fallacy DetectiveThe Fallacy Detective
by Nathaniel Bluedorn, Hans Bluedorn
What is a fallacy? A fallacy is an error in logic a place where someone has made a mistake in his thinking. This is a handy book for learning to spot common errors in reasoning.- For ages twelve through adult.- Fun to use -- learn skills you can use right away.- Peanuts, Dilbert, and Calvin and Hobbes cartoons.- Includes The Fallacy Detective Game. ...
Number of pages: 264 | Publication Date: 2015-04-04 | ISBN-13: 9780974531571

The Thinking ToolboxThe Thinking Toolbox
by Nathaniel Bluedorn, Hans Bluedorn
This book is like a toolbox, full of different kinds of tools you can use for different thinking tasks. Just as you use the wrench in a regular tool box to fix the sink, so you can use the tools we give you in this book to solve thinking problems. - When it is dumb to argue - Using the scientific method - Five rules of brainstorming - Who has a rea ...
Number of pages: 234 | Publication Date: 2005-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9780974531519

The Fallacy DetectiveThe Fallacy Detective
by Nathaniel Bluedorn, Hans Bluedorn
2009 Edition: More Fallacies, More Cartoons. 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 is an easy book for learning to spot common errors i ...
Number of pages: 212 | Publication Date: 2009-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780974531533

The Fallacy DetectiveThe Fallacy Detective
by Nathaniel Bluedorn, Hans Bluedorn
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 ...
Number of pages: 227 | Publication Date: 2002-06-30 | ISBN-13: 9780974531502

An Illustrated Book of Bad ArgumentsAn Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments
Ali Almossawi
“A flawless compendium of flaws.” —Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, writer, and presenter of The Incredible Human JourneyThe antidote to fuzzy thinking, with furry animals!Have you read (or stumbled into) one too many irrational online debates? Ali Almossawi certainly had, so he wrote An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments! This handy guide is he ...
Number of pages: 64 | Publication Date: 2014-09-23 | ISBN-13: 9781615192250

Hand That Rocks the CradleHand That Rocks the Cradle
Nathaniel Bluedorn
My mother kept this list of the books she and Dad read to us. My brother and sisters and I added books that we read ourselves. My family is conservative; many books didn't make it onto this list. We prefer older books, but we enjoy some newer books, too. Almost every book listed here is fiction. I have summarized the plot for each book. I hope I di ...
Number of pages: 112 | Publication Date: 2008-03-31 | ISBN-13: 9780974531540

Philosophy for KidsPhilosophy for Kids
David White

Number of pages: 212 | Publication Date: 2001-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9781882664702

The Art of ArgumentThe Art of Argument
by Aaron Larsen, Joelle Hodge
Junior high aged students will argue (and sometimes quarrel), but they won't argue well without good training. Young teens are also targeted by advertisers with a vengeance. From billboards to commercials to a walk down the mall, fallacious arguments are everywhere you look. The Art of Argument was designed to teach the argumentative adolescent how ...
Number of pages: 229 | Publication Date: 2003-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9781600510182

A Rulebook for Arguments (Hackett Student Handbooks)A Rulebook for Arguments (Hackett Student Handbooks)
Anthony Weston
A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer--translated into eight languages--remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to as ...
Number of pages: 104 | Publication Date: 2008-11-14 | ISBN-13: 9780872209541

Mastering Logical FallaciesMastering Logical Fallacies
Michael Withey
“If I have learned anything in ten years of formal debating, it is that arguments are no different: without a good understanding of the rules and tactics, you are likely to do poorly and be beaten.”―HENRY ZHANG, President of the Yale Debate Association Your argument is valid and you know it; yet once again you find yourself leaving a debate f ...
Number of pages: 200 | Publication Date: 2016-06-21 | ISBN-13: 9781623157104

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