The Fallacy Detective

Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning

Ranked #4 in Logic, Ranked #6 in Logical Reasoningsee more rankings.

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 is a handy book for learning to spot common errors in reasoning.

-Covers logical fallacies and propaganda techniques.
-Fun to use -- learn skills you can use right away.
-For ages 12 through adult
-Exercises with answer key
-Includes "The Fallacy Detective Game"
-2009 Edition...

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