Think Again: How to Reason and Argue - Pelican Books (Paperback)Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (author)
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A masterclass in persuasion from the inspiring philosopher who has taught a million people to argue through his popular open online course
Our personal and political worlds are rife with arguments and disagreements, some of them petty and vitriolic. The inability to compromise and understand the other side is widespread today. What can we do to change this? In Think Again philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong draws on a long tradition of logic to show why we should stop focusing on winning arguments and instead argue in a more constructive way.
Based on a hugely popular online course with more than a million followers around the world, Think Again explains how to analyse, evaluate and make better arguments while also spotting bad reasoning and avoiding certain fallacies. Through lively, practical examples from everyday life, politics and popular culture, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong offers brilliantly straightforward, wise advice that we can all use at work, at home and online.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 178 g
Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 17 mm
Engaging, interesting, amazing, fun, and sometimes challenging. I am a better thinker. A must * Student evaluation for the Coursera class Think Again: How to Reason and Argue *
Love Walter. . . the most exciting thing is that you can start applying knowledge in day-to-day life starting from the very first lectures * Student evaluation for the Coursera class Think Again: How to Reason and Argue *
This was a fantastic course, getting my mind actually thinking for the first time in ages. I didn't know it wasn't until I took the course * Student evaluation for the Coursera class Think Again: How to Reason and Argue *
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