An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments is a project aimed at teaching newcomers to the field of critical thinking, particularly younger ones, the importance of logical reasoning using a novel approach.  It covers a small set of common errors in reasoning that visualizes them using memorable illustrations that are supplemented with lots of examples.  The illustrations are partly inspired by allegories such as Orwell's Animal Farm and partly by the humorous nonsense of works such as Lewis Carroll's stories and poems.
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Art Direction: Ali Almossawi
Illustrations: Alejandro Giraldo
“A wonderfully digestible summary of the pitfalls and techniques of argumentation. I can't think of a better way to be taught or re-introduced to these fundamental notions of logical discourse. A delightful little book.”
—Aaron Koblin, Creative Director of the
Data Arts team at Google
Appeal to Ignorance
Hasty Generalization
No True Scotsman
Appeal to Hypocrisy
Ad Hominem
Appeal to Irrelevant Authority
Argument from Consequences
Not a Cause for a Cause
Genetic Fallacy
Appeal to the Bandwagon
Guilt by Association
Circular Reasoning
Straw Man
Slippery Slope
False Dilemma
Appeal to Fear
Affirming the Consequent
Composition and Division
Character Details
The Book
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