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Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies by Martin Cohen

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Part V

The Part of Tens

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In this part . . .

  • Discover my ten favourite logical fallacies, to give a rather grand title to what are really just dodgy argument techniques.
  • Take a whistle-stop tour of arguments in history. You may learn a few tips here, but mainly it's a snapshot view of the role ideas expressed in words have played in history — and will doubtless continue to do so in the future.
  • Develop your view about why some things seem interesting and about how people tend to join the dots even when really the dots are pretty random.

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