Beg to Differ (häftad)
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1st ed. 2016
Meidan, Abraham
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Beg to Differ (häftad)

Beg to Differ

The Logic of Disputes and Argumentation

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This book aims to familiarize readers in a very simple and easy manner the rules and proper procedures of rational debate. It will help reduce the frustration that many experience when engaging in debates. The proper conduct of debate is both fun and mentally stimulating, and we trust that implementing the rules of debate outlined in this book will help you and your friends increase your ability to learn, improve and engage in rational and intellectual debates.
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Dr. Abraham Meidan,Ph.d., is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Hashavshevet Ltd. and at WizSoft Inc. In addition to the this role, Dr. Meidan serves as the Chairman of Targetech Innovation Center. Dr. Meidan also serves as the Chairman of Afeka, Tel-Aviv Academic College of Engineering and a Director of the Tel-Aviv Technological College. As well as this he was formerly the Director of Optiway Ltd. Prior to founding his software companies, Dr. Meidan served as a Lecturer at the Tel Aviv University. Dr. Meidan holds a Ph.D. from the Tel Aviv University and is an expert in logic. Joseph Agassi Ph, d. is an Israeli academic who specializes in logic, scientific method, and philosophy. He studied at the London School of Economics. He has taught at Boston University, the University of Illinois, the University of Hong Kong and the London School of Economics. He is currently professor of Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University, and York University Toronto. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Society of Canada, and the World Academy of Art and Science.


Preface .- Introduction.- Chapter 1: On The Frustration That Debates Cause.- Chapter 2: Resolving A Dispute.- Chapter 3: Improving The Wording Of The Questions Under Dispute.- Chapter 4: The Burden Of Proof .- Chapter 5: Disputes About General Facts And Theories .- Chapter 6: Disputes About Statistical Generalizations .- Chapter 7: Metaphysical Disputes .- Chapter 8: Disputes About History And Predictions .- Chapter 9: Disputes About Technology, Including Medicine .- Chapter 10: Disputes About Ethics And Politics .- Chapter 11: Disputes About Aesthetics .- Chapter 13: Conclusion .- Appendix: Skepticism .- Bibliography .- Index.