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How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic (Paperback)
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How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 30/08/2007
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In this witty and infectious book, Madsen Pirie provides a complete guide to using - and indeed abusing - logic in order to win arguments. He identifies with devastating examples all the most common fallacies popularly used in argument. We all like to think of ourselves as clear-headed and logical - but all readers will find in this book fallacies of which they themselves are guilty. The author shows you how to simultaneously strengthen your own thinking and identify the weaknesses in other people's arguments. And, more mischievously, Pirie also shows how to be deliberately illogical - and get away with it. This book will make you maddeningly smart: your family, friends and opponents will all wish that you had never read it.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780826498946
Weight: 213 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm

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“How to Win Every Argument”

‘How to Win Every Argument’ is an interesting little guide to a whole host of logical fallacies which arms the reader with the tools necessary to combat illicit uses and abuses of logical reasoning.

The fallacies are... More

Paperback edition
17th October 2011
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“How to Win Every Argument”

‘How to Win Every Argument’ is an interesting little guide to a whole host of logical fallacies which arms the reader with the tools necessary to combat illicit uses and abuses of logical reasoning.

The fallacies are... More

Paperback edition
1st November 2011
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“Doesn't do what it says on the cover, save your money”

This book is not worth the money. It doesn't tell you how to win every argument. It is repetitive and just presents lots of very similar material. I read it waiting to get to the good bit and would have given up... More

Paperback edition
3rd March 2016
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