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Edition: 2nd
Date: 2007
Page count: 632 pages
Format: B/5
ISBN: 978-963-9664-37-1
Category: in Hungarian and English

Original price: 5800 Ft

The Art of Reasoning
effective tools of persuasion

Reasoning has important roles to play in the operation of organizations for two reasons: firstly, when making decisions, we choose according to what is for and what is against certain alternatives, and secondly, we support and get across our claims by effective reasoning. Reasoning, therefore, is a tool for us to judge the situations correctly and to make good decisions.

The book covers the analysis, the evaluation and the criticizing of reasoning and offers the participants practical guide to how to improve their judgment and critical reasoning.

Some of the Topics:

-Dispute and argumentation, types of dispute, reconstruction of arguments

-Evaluation of arguments, frequent fallacies
-Formal  logical tools

-Rules for questions and answers in dialogue

-Analogical reasoning


-Different forms of generalization

-Correlation and causality, fallacious causal reasoning

-Language in argumentation