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The Resource Nonsense : red herrings, straw men, and sacred cows : how we abuse logic in our everyday language, Robert J. Gula

Nonsense : red herrings, straw men, and sacred cows : how we abuse logic in our everyday language, Robert J. Gula

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Nonsense : red herrings, straw men, and sacred cows : how we abuse logic in our everyday language
Title
Nonsense
Title remainder
red herrings, straw men, and sacred cows : how we abuse logic in our everyday language
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Gula
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Gula, Robert J
Dewey number
160
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Logic
  • Persuasion (Psychology)
  • Influence (Psychology)
Label
Nonsense : red herrings, straw men, and sacred cows : how we abuse logic in our everyday language, Robert J. Gula
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip071/2006028450.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Everyday nonsense -- Emotional language -- Emotional language: propaganda -- Emotional language: suggestion -- Logical fallacies -- Irrelevance -- Diversion -- Ambiguity and incorrect inference -- Confusion and incorrect inference -- Confusion of cause and effect -- Oversimplification -- Erroneous comparison and contrast -- Evasion -- More on arguments -- More on semantics -- More on the syllogism -- Final note
Control code
000041056278
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780975366264
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Nonsense : red herrings, straw men, and sacred cows : how we abuse logic in our everyday language, Robert J. Gula
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip071/2006028450.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Everyday nonsense -- Emotional language -- Emotional language: propaganda -- Emotional language: suggestion -- Logical fallacies -- Irrelevance -- Diversion -- Ambiguity and incorrect inference -- Confusion and incorrect inference -- Confusion of cause and effect -- Oversimplification -- Erroneous comparison and contrast -- Evasion -- More on arguments -- More on semantics -- More on the syllogism -- Final note
Control code
000041056278
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780975366264
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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