Being Logical

Being Logical

A Guide to Good Thinking

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
A layperson's guide to using logic in everyday life defines the elements of clear reasoning, discussing the uses of major argument types while explaining how to avoid common logic errors. 20,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
Whether regarded as a science, an art, or a skill - and it can properly be regarded as all three - logic is the basis of our ability to think, analyze, argue, and communicate. Indeed, logic goes to the very core of what we mean by human intelligence. In this book, Professor D. Q. McInerny offers a guide to using logic to advantage in everyday life. 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.
In Being Logical, D. Q. McInerny breaks logic down to its essentials through clear analysis, accessible examples, and focused insights. Whether you are a student or a teacher, a professional honing your career skills or a generalist devoted to the fine points of thought and expression, you are sure to find Being Logical an invaluable guide to reasoning.

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400061716
1400061717
Branch Call Number: 160 MCI
160 MCI
Characteristics: xi, 137 p

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