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Straight and Crooked Thinking

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Straight and Crooked Thinking

Straight and Crooked Thinking
Author Robert H. Thouless
Language English
Genre Logic, psychology and education
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Publication date
Media type Print (hardcover and paperback)
Pages 261 pp
ISBN ISBN 0-330-24127-3
OCLC 1230940
LC Class BC108 .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.


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

See also


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