Logic Made Easy: How to Know When Language Deceives You

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The best introduction to logic you will find. Martin gardner "professor bennett entertains as she instructs, " writes Publishers Weekly about the penetrating yet practical Logic Made Easy. 36 illustrations. Logic made easy is indeed one of those rare books that will actually make you a more logical human being.

This brilliantly clear and gratifyingly concise treatment of the ancient Greek discipline identifies the illogical in everything from street signs to tax forms. Designed with dozens of visual examples, the book guides you through those hair-raising times when logic is at odds with our language and common sense.

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

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Bloomsbury Academic #ad - The author shows you how to simultaneously strengthen your own thinking and identify the weaknesses in other people arguments. Only buy this book as a gift if you are sure that you can trust the recipient. 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 chapters on how to win arguments in writing, on Facebook and in 140 characters on Twitter, with a friend, in the pub, Pirie provides the complete guide to triumphing in altercations ranging from the everyday to the downright serious. This book will make you maddeningly smart: your family, friends and opponents will all wish that you had never read it.

How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic #ad - Publisher's warning: In the wrong hands this book is dangerous. He identifies with devastating examples all the most common fallacies popularly used in argument. And, more mischievously, Pirie also shows how to be deliberately illogical - and get away with it. Bloomsbury Academic. We recommend that you arm yourself with it whilst keeping out of the hands of others.

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.

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Crimes Against Logic: Exposing the Bogus Arguments of Politicians, Priests, Journalists, and Other Serial Offenders

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - An incisive philosopher. Sunday Telegraph Bloomsbury Academic. Uncover the truth under all the bs In the daily battle for our hearts and minds--not to mention our hard-earned cash--the truth is usually the first casualty. It's time we learned how to see through the rhetoric, self-help gurus, business "thinkers, " and, faulty reasoning, op-ed columnists, advertisers, of course, and misinformation that we're subjected to from morning to night by talk-radio hosts, politicians.

Applying his laserlike wit to dozens of timely examples, Whyte cuts through the haze of facts, figures, and double-talk and gets at the real truth behind what they're telling us. And no one is better equipped to show us how than award-winning philosopher Jamie Whyte. In crimes against logic whyte take us on a fast-paced, at the office, and bogus logic served up in the media, ruthlessly funny romp through the mulligan stew of can, folderol, and even in your own home.

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Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking

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Random House Trade Paperbacks #ad - Mcinerny offers an introduction to symbolic logic in plain English, so you can finally be clear on what is deductive reasoning and what is inductive. Q. Used book in Good Condition. Praise for being Logical “Highly readable. D. Mcinerny is great. D. But mastering logical thinking also requires studying and understanding illogical thinking, or deliberately misleading, both to sharpen one’s own skills and to protect against incoherent, reasoning.

And this small book by D. Q. Elegant, and precise, pithy, accessible examples,  Being Logical breaks logic down to its essentials through clear analysis, and focused insights. And you’ll see how deductive arguments are constructed. Detroit free press “mcinerny’s explanatory outline of sound thinking will be eminently beneficial to expository writers, debaters, and public speakers.

Booklist “given the shortage of logical thinking, if not sinking, And the fact that mankind is adrift, It is vital that all of us learn to think straight. Written explicitly for the layperson, mcinerny’s Being Logical promises to take its place beside Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style as a classic of lucid, invaluable advice.

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An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic

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Cambridge University Press #ad - It offers a comprehensive course covering all basic definitions of induction and probability, Bayesianism, frequency ideas, and considers such topics as decision theory, and the philosophical problem of induction. The key features of the book are: * a lively and vigorous prose style* lucid and systematic organization and presentation of the ideas* Many practical applications* A rich supply of exercises drawing on examples from such fields as psychology, economics, bioethics, ecology, engineering, and political science* Numerous brief historical accounts of how fundamental ideas of probability and induction developed.

A full bibliography of further reading although designed primarily for courses in philosophy, economics, the book could certainly be read and enjoyed by those in the social sciences particularly psychology, political science and sociology or medical sciences such as epidemiology seeking a reader-friendly account of the basic ideas of probability and induction.

An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic #ad - He is fellow of the royal society of canada, Fellow of the British Academy, and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is author of many books including five previous books with Cambridge The Logic of Statistical Inference, Representing and Intervening, Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy?, The Emergence of Probability, and The Taming of Chance.

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How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

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Penguin Books #ad - The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In how not to be wrong, jordan ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn't confined to abstract incidents that never occur in real life, but rather touches everything we do-the whole world is shot through with it.

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Ellenberg pulls from history as well as from the latest theoretical developments to provide those not trained in math with the knowledge they need. Math allows us to see the hidden structures underneath the messy and chaotic surface of our world. How not to be Wrong will show you how. Bloomsbury Academic. The freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned.

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Ellenberg chases mathematical threads through a vast range of time and space, the replicability crisis in psychology, artificial languages, Italian Renaissance painting, the psychology of slime molds, baseball, the development of non-Euclidean geometry, what Facebook can and can’t figure out about you, Antonin Scalia’s views on crime and punishment, from the everyday to the cosmic, Reaganomics, among other things, the coming obesity apocalypse, daring lottery schemes, Voltaire, encountering, and the existence of God.

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The Loophole in LSAT Logical Reasoning

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Elemental Prep #ad - It's the much-needed, ice-cold libation in your LSAT life. Five years of development, testing, and iteration went into this book. We aim to build the skills that will allow you to predict the correct answer without even knowing the question type. The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned.

This is not just another book outlining the questions types and a couple conditional reasoning drills. It results in not just a higher score, but an easier score. These methodologies are not just comprehensive or new; they're frankly just better. To get questions right in lsat logical reasoning, you must be able to:read, remember, and critique the stimulus independentlyRecognize the only two qualities that ever make an answer correctExert control over the test instead of letting it run all over you This is what The Loophole in LSAT Logical Reasoning prepares you to do.

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Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity: Get Out the Shovel - Why Everything You Know is Wrong

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Hyperion #ad - Taking a shovel to the heaps of misinterpretations and outright mistakes passing for "fact" these days, it's no healthier either!; --how "defective product" lawsuits end up depriving us of safer products; --Why it's okay to marry your cousin; --And much, Americans have more free time now than ever before; --How DDT could actually save millions of lives annually, if only we hadn't been wrongly convinced it caused cancer; --That Republicans don't shrink government -- they expand it; --Why bottled water is a rip-off hint: not only doesn't it taste better than tap, Stossel proves:--That contrary to popular belief, much more.

Bursting with facts, sharp insights, Myths, and plain old common sense, Lies, and Downright Stupidity is a modern muckraking classic. Used book in Good Condition. In how not to be wrong, jordan ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn't confined to abstract incidents that never occur in real life, but rather touches everything we do-the whole world is shot through with it.

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The Next 10 Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests Lsat Series

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Socratic Logic: A Logic Text using Socratic Method, Platonic Questions, and Aristotelian Principles, Edition 3.1

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10 Actual 42-51, Official LSAT Preptests: PrepTests 42-51

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