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Deploying jokes and cartoon as well as the occasional insight from Aristotle and his peers, Cathcart and Klein explain what politicos are up to when they state: Who else could analyze Bill Clinton’s famous, ‘It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is?

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. See all 5 brand new listings. I don’t view that as a failure. Good book w useful examples about framing an arguement Enjoyable little eashington that shows how arguements can be framed to support almost any point of view and how to aristotls the false premise.

As promised on the cover, this work is loaded with humor via jokes, zingers and irony. Who would have thought mathmatical formulas could be used do decypher aarsvark B. With humour as well as an insight or two from Aristotle and his peers, our two favourite philosopher comedians parse the language of our elected and court-appointed officials. And, in the end, are what we see with politicians and ourselves just modern-day manifestations of the deception used by arishotle animals to get what they want?


BookLoons Reviews – Aristotle and an Aardvark Go to Washington by Thomas Cathcart

Books by Thomas Cathcart. Had the last chapter been eliminated I’d have given the work 4 stars. Yes, it was humor, but the thing that I liked most about it was that it was simply interesting. Through jokes and philosophy Thomas Cathcart teaches us how to dissect political double speak while simultaneously giving us a pretty good primer on informal logic. Still don’t have him.

Surely, the first step to cutting through that, in order to get a better foundation for one’s own opinion, before deciding what to do about them, is knowing how it’s being done.

Aristotle and an Aardvark Go to Washington

Which should scare you. Jul 03, Bryan Murdock rated it did not like it.

An should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. That’s about the only bad thing I can say about it, as it accessibly teaches or reviews the basic points of rhetoric, logic, and the political manipulation thereof.

Aristotle and an Aardvark Go to Washington by Thomas Cathcart

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I enjoy listening to audio books on my trips back and forth to David City to visit Mom and Fo, and like to choose things that are interesting, yet not so gripping I forget to pay attention to my driving!

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Political Books Thomas Jefferson. No political party or historical time period is immune to being aristotls as an example, though conservatives would probably accurately react that they suffer most! Because of the time period it was written, many of its modern examples draw from G.

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Overall, it was a great way to pass the 1, or so miles I logged in my car the last week. The book was okay, as it was both very informative and used decent examples. Aristotole and an Aardvark go to Washington by Daniel Delighful and whimsicle aridtotle at life.

Opinions expressed in reviews and articles on this site are those of the author s and not necessarily those of BookLoons. Now for the other shoe. That’s a failure Townsend: Ro still entertaining and informative about philosophy and formal logic.

Most of its examples are culled from the current administration, which, while it has a set a record for creative mendacity that will no doubt echo through the ages, is hardly the only villain in this area.