Thinking from A to Z

Thinking from A to Z

What is 'humpty-dumptying'? Do 'arguments from analogy' ever stand up? How do I know when someone is using 'weasel words'? What's the difference between a 'red herring' and a 'straw man'?

This superb book, now in its third edition, will help anyone who wants to argue well and think critically. Using witty and topical examples, this fully-updated edition includes many new entries and updates the whole text. New entries include:

Principle of Charity
Lawyer's Answer
Least Worst Option
Poisoning the Well
Sentimentality
Sunk Cost Fallacy
Weasel Words
'You would say that wouldn't you'.

Thinking from A to Z may not help you win every argument, but it will definitely give you the power to tell a good one from a bad one.

  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 114.3 x 165.1 x 7.62mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 26 Aug 2008
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Imprint: ROUTLEDGE
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition Statement: 3rd New edition
  • ISBN10: 0415433711
  • ISBN13: 9780415433716
  • Bestsellers rank: 77,253

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