An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

Ali Almossawi


“A wonderful compendium of flaws.” —Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, author, and presenter of The fantastic Human Journey

The antidote to fuzzy considering, with hairy animals!

Have you learn (or stumbled into) one too many irrational on-line debates? Ali Almossawi definitely had, so he wrote An Illustrated ebook of undesirable Arguments! this convenient consultant is right here to carry the net age a much-needed dose of old-school common sense (really old-school, a la Aristotle).

Here are cogent factors of the straw man fallacy, the slippery slope argument, the ad hominem assault, and different universal makes an attempt at reasoning that truly fall short—plus a fantastically drawn menagerie of animals who (adorably) dedicate each logical faux pas. Rabbit thinks a wierd mild within the sky must be a alien ship simply because not anyone can turn out in a different way (the attract ignorance). And Lion doesn’t think that gasoline emissions damage the planet simply because, if that were real, he wouldn’t just like the end result (the argument from consequences).

Once you discover ways to realize those abuses of cause, they begin to crop up in every single place from congressional debate to YouTube comments—which makes this geek-chic ebook a must for someone within the behavior of conserving opinions.

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