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How to Win Every
A rgument
T he Use and Abuse of Logic

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How to Win Every
A rgument
The Use and Abuse of Logic
Madsen Pirie

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C ontents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

viii
ix

Abusive analogy

1

Accent

3
5

Accident
Affirming the consequent
Amphiboly

7
9

Analogical fallcy
Antiquitam, argumentum ad

11
14

Apriorism
Baculum, argumentum ad

15
17

Bifurcation

19

Blinding with science
The bogus dilemma

22
24

Circulus in probando
The complex question (plurium interrogationum)

27
29

Composition

31

Concealed quantification
Conclusion which denies premises

33

Contradictory premises

38
39

Crumenam, argumentum ad
Cum hoc ergo propter hoc
Damning the alternatives

35

41
44

How t o Win Every A rgument

VI

Definitional retreat
Denying the antecedent
Dicto simpliciter

46...

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