3 edition of For the sake of argument found in the catalog.
For the sake of argument
James F. Meara
|Statement||by James F. Meara.|
|LC Classifications||BX4705.W22 M42|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 151 p. :|
|Number of Pages||151|
|LC Control Number||77378344|
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For the sake of argument, take the following statements as fact: 1. Human beings are not special, we hold no more importance or value than worms or lions do 2. Consciousness, higher levels of which are unique to humans, is present in all vertebrates if only at a primitive level 3. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1 For the sake of argument: essays and minority reports.
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In the fun, witty, hold no prisoner style Christopher Hithchens shares his ideas and point of views in his book For the Sake of Argument.
He leaves nothing behind as he reviews books, shares thoughts about current political isssues and delves into the big social issues of our by: 4.
For the Sake of Argument addresses questions such as these to consider the relationship between thought and character. Eugene Garver brings Aristotle's Rhetoric to bear on practical reasoning to show how the value of such thinking emerges when members of communities deliberate together, persuade each other, and are persuaded by each by: “A practical guide for producing philosophical truth: a how-to manual for clear and effective argumentation, with advice on how and why to avoid the dogma, obscurity, and pretension that often becloud the discipline.
Informal, friendly, personal, opinionated, engaging, and funny, this book belongs on the shelf of every philosophy student.” ― 5/5(1). For the Sake of Argument: Essays and Minority Reports. The global turmoil of the last few years has severely tested every analyst and commentator.
Few have written with such insight as Christopher Hitchens about the large events — or with such discernment and wit about the small tell-tale signs of a disordered culture/5. This book introduces the central issues of metaphysics and epistemology, from skepticism, justification, and perception to universals, personal identity, and free will.
Though topically organized, the book integrates positions and examples from the history of : Broadview Press. For the Sake of the Argument Book Summary: This book by one of the world's foremost philosophers in the fields of epistemology and logic offers an account of suppositional reasoning relevant to practical deliberation, explanation, prediction, and hypothesis testing.
Suppositions made "for the sake of the argument" sometimes conflict with our beliefs, and when they do, some beliefs are rejected and. For the Sake of Argument: Practical Reasoning, Character, and the Ethics of Belief.
For the sake of argument With his new book, “Persuasion: Getting to the Other Side,” Harvard Law School Professor Joseph Singer ’81 seeks to help lawyers and the general public make reasoned arguments, promote civil discourse, and consider alternative perspectives.
Christopher Hitchens discussed the recent publication of his book, For the Sake of Argument, which is a compendium of articles that he has written. He stated that the purpose of this book was a reply to the widespread notion that society no longer needs critique from the left.
View copies of For the Sake of Argument by Robert M. Martin () on StudentVIP. For the Sake of Argument: Essays and Minority Reports He was the author of numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, George Orwell, Mother Teresa, Henry Kissinger and Bill and Hillary Clinton, as well as his international bestseller and National Book Award nominee, god Is Not Great.
His memoir, Hitch, which was a. For the Sake of Argument: Essays and Minority Reports. 'For the sake of argument, one must never let a euphemism or a false consolation pass uncontested.
The truth seldom lies, but when it does lie it lies somewhere in between.'. The global turmoil of the last few. Buy For the Sake of Argument: Essays and Minority Reports First Edition by Christopher Hitchens (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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Get this from a library. For the sake of argument: how to do philosophy. [Robert M Martin] -- "Academic philosophy can be puzzling to newcomers.
The conventions, terms, and expectations entrenched among philosophers aren't always clear from the outside. Why are philosophers so preoccupied. ‘Let us suppose, just for the sake of argument, that some big-time editor reads a self-published novel and decides to offer the writer a two-book contract on the strength of it.’ ‘Suppose, however, for the sake of argument, that he lied.’.
The book For the Sake of Argument: Practical Reasoning, Character, and the Ethics of Belief, Eugene Garver is published by University of Chicago Press. For the Sake of Argument: Practical Reasoning, Character, and the Ethics of Belief, Garver.
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The whole purpose of this type of argument is for me to upset you and turn an otherwise pleasant experience into a horrible one. This is about exerting control so that you become wary about upsetting me.
Next time you will always ensure you offer to pour me a glass of wine before tending to yourself for fear of causing an argument. Academic philosophy can be puzzling to newcomers.
The conventions, terms, and expectations entrenched among philosophers aren’t always clear from the outside. Why are philosophers so preoccupied with finding “the truth”—doesn’t everyone have their own philosophy?
Is philosophy so deep and difficult that its literature has to be incomprehensible? What kinds of arguments can there. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries For the Sake of Argument: Essays and Minority Reports and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(17).