Language of Reason
|Author: ||Keene, G.B.|
This book on clear thinking is untypical in its emphasis on constructive criticism, as opposed to the purely negative approach often associated with logic. It examines the difference between valid and invalid arguments, and steers the reader through some actual and interesting passages of extended non-technical reasoning. In this respect, it prepares the ground for the semi-formal approach to the subject made in the author's recent companion volume Foundations of Rational Argument.