Table of Dirty Tricks

For this assignment, you will create a table of the most prominent fallacies in thinking. Select 15 of the 44 “Dirty Tricks” outlined in your textbook beginning on page 313. Include each of the following items in your table:

the name and number of the dirty trick,

the decision-making that would lead someone to employ this trick,

how you would detect it was being used, and

one or two ways in which you might counter the strategy.

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Paul, R., & Elder, L. (2012). Critical thinking: Tools for taking charge of your learning and your life (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.