Thinking From A to ZBook - 2007 | 3rd ed.
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.