Straight and Crooked Thinking

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Straight and Crooked Thinking
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AuthorRobert H. Thouless
LanguageEnglish
GenreLogic, psychology and education
PublisherSimon & Schuster
Publication date
1930
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
Pages261 pp
ISBN0-330-24127-3
OCLC1230940
160
LC ClassBC108 .T48 1974

Straight and Crooked Thinking, first published in 1930 and revised in 1953,[1] is a book by Robert H. Thouless which describes, assesses and critically analyses flaws in reasoning and argument. Thouless describes it as a practical manual, rather than a theoretical one.

Synopsis[edit]

Thirty-eight fallacies are discussed in the book. Among them are:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Thouless, Robert H (1953), Straight and Crooked Thinking (PDF), London: Pan Books, retrieved 30 November 2010