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The Fallacy Detective What Is A Fallacy A Fallacy Is An Error In Logic A Place Where Someone Has Made A Mistake In His Thinking A Cloud Is 90% Water A Watermelon Is 90% Water Therefore, Since A Plane Can Fly Through A Cloud, A Plane Can Fly Through A Watermelon This Book Meets The Needs Of Parents Who Want A Do Able Text For Introducing Logic And Critical Thinking To Their Children.Author Nathaniel BluedornFormat 227 Pages, PaperbackPublisher Christian Logic 2nd Edition June 30, 2002 ISBN 978 0974531502


10 thoughts on “The Fallacy Detective

  1. says:

    The Fallacy Detective is written primarily for homeschoolers, especially Christian homeschoolers Most college graduates who took philosophy logic will recognize the fallacies and will appreciate the simple and practical description of those fallacies and the examples of each There are exercises at the end of each short chapter to check for


  2. says:

    The Fallacy Detective is an enjoyable and informative way to learn about bad reasoning The authors go through 30 different fallacies with examples and explanations The book is from a Christian perspective and was fun to read It has occasional notes from the authors, comic sections, and overall is a good way to get a grasp on logic It kept my att


  3. says:

    LOL This April fools day, the joke s on me You could say I made some false assumptions about this book when I picked it out from the library, and then went recommending it at least putting it on my Education Resources book list before thoroughly reading it I was pleased to flip through and see headings on ad hominem, red herring, straw man, faulty appe


  4. says:

    Although the book is labeled as for ages twelve through adult and I purchased this book to teach informal logical fallacies to my high school daughters, my nine year old son read and loved it as well The book is well written in a humorous, conversational style, replete with comics that illustrate the various fallacies, and has exercises that build on and rev


  5. says:

    This was one of the best school books ever


  6. says:

    All of us, including children, should be capable of picking out false presentations, particularly because we are in America, a country saturated with commercial enterprises seeking a sale and politicians seeking office An understanding of simple logical fallacies is a top priority for any citizen Too many Americans are duped because they don t recognize the falsity of m


  7. says:

    Reading this in class at Co op An excellent introduction to logic, I only wish that the examples were not so US centric The children are definitely learning though, and works well in a 30m class I also do a sheet of logic cartoons to go with the c...


  8. says:

    this was a sumwhat boring book to me.


  9. says:

    Book is a fun filled way to examine fallacies in everyday life It is a workbook with activities and solutions provided The activities are quick enough to do during a short time period or can easily be adapted for longer discussions in ...


  10. says:

    I d heard such rave reviews about this book throughout the home schooling community, but was disappointed when I finally purchased it Although I m sure there are excellent logical arguments, I was immediately turned off by what I felt was the superiority complex of the authors.


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