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An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments



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 here to bring the internet age a much needed dose of old-school logic (really old-school, a la Aristotle). Here are cogent explanations of the straw man fallacy, the slippery slope argument, the ad hominem attack, and other common attempts at reasoning that fall short – plus a beautifully drawn menagerie of animals who…

An Illustrated Book Of Bad Arguments

Pub Date : 2014-09-23 | Author : Ali Almossawi | Publisher : Workman Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781615192250
ISBN 13 : 1615192255

A software engineer and a graphic designer combine forces to depict the lost art of logic as demonstrated by illustrations of cute and whimsical animals having nonsensical argument..

An Illustrated Book Of Bad Arguments

Pub Date : 2014-09-23 | Author : Ali Almossawi | Publisher : Workman Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781615192267
ISBN 13 : 1615192263

“A flawless compendium of flaws.” —Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, writer, and presenter of The Incredible Human Journey The antidote to fuzzy thinking, with furry animals! Ha..

An Illustrated Book Of Bad Arguments

Pub Date : 2014-12-02 | Author : Ali Almossawi | Publisher : Scribe Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781925106244
ISBN 13 : 1925106241

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 here to ..

Bad Choices

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Ali Almossawi | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780735222120
ISBN 13 : 0735222126

The wildly popular author of Bad Arguments returns with a funny, smart introduction to algorithms--those perennially misunderstood, increasingly important problem-solving rules tha..

Logically Fallacious

Pub Date : 2016-05-03 | Author : Bo Bennett | Publisher : eBookIt.com

ISBN 10 : 9781456607371
ISBN 13 : 1456607375

This book is a crash course in effective reasoning, meant to catapult you into a world where you start to see things how they really are, not how you think they are. The focus of t..

Nonsense

Pub Date : 2006-06-01 | Author : Robert J. Gula | Publisher : Axios Press

ISBN 10 : 9780975366264
ISBN 13 : 0975366262

Nonsense is the best compilation and study of verbal logical fallacies available anywhere. It is a handbook of the myriad ways we go about being illogical how we deceive others and..

How To Win Every Argument

Pub Date : 2015-03-12 | Author : Madsen Pirie | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472526977
ISBN 13 : 147252697X

In the second edition of this witty and infectious book, Madsen Pirie builds upon his guide to using - and indeed abusing - logic in order to win arguments. By including new chapte..

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