Understanding Arguments

Author(s): Donald Evans Humphrey Palmer

Language: English

Genre(s): Philosophy

  • October 1986 · 352pages · 220x140mm

  • ·Paperback - 9780708309148

About The Book

This book is for people who find themselves beset by arguments: persuasions open and hidden, put forward in books or on buses, blown up onto hoardings or piped right into the home by television and radio. Such arguments may need to be critically weighed and cautiously assessed, if the arguee is not to be taken for a ride. For such analysis, some introduction to logic is required. This book explains how to decide which arguments are sound and what makes the bad ones bad.

About the Author(s)

Donald Evans

Donald Evans is co-author of Understanding Arguments.

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Humphrey Palmer

Humphrey Palmer is co-author of Understanding Arguments.

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