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Critical Thinking and Logical Fallacies
A look at author and speaker Brian Tracy's views on the human decision-making process.
# 55135 | 1,135 words | 5 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Jan 21, 2005 in Philosophy (Logic) , English (General)


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This paper explains Brian Tracy's belief that humans do not make decisions rationally or logically, but, instead, make decisions emotionally and then seek to justify them on a rational, logical, or rational-thought basis. The paper also explains and provides examples of logical fallacies and looks at how they are often used in arguments. The paper then looks at the implications that decisions based on emotions and arguments based on logical fallacies have for society and the democratic process.

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Critical Thinking and Logical Fallacies (2005, January 21) Retrieved November 23, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/essay/critical-thinking-and-logical-fallacies-55135/

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"Critical Thinking and Logical Fallacies" 21 January 2005. Web. 23 November. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/essay/critical-thinking-and-logical-fallacies-55135/>

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