Monica says, “I jumped at the chance to review the Fallacy Detective because I live with the Great Debators, otherwise known as my two sons. All of a sudden, I have gone from knowing everything to not very much. Well, we may as well put that faulty reasoning to the test.” Read the rest of her review at Chocolate-Covered Boy Joy.
Lacey says, “I hope logical thinking, understanding fallacies in reasoning and arguments, basically creating humans who think (or attempting to create them, anyway) will go a long way toward creating adults who educate themselves throughout their lives, who look for the meaning behind the words people use, who recognize when words are being used to challenge them or question their beliefs. Humans who are able to evaluate communication and then employ a quality skill set themselves will be more beneficial humans, to themselves and to their families and to society at large. The Fallacy Detectives is just a book. But […]
If you are looking for a way to teach your child about fallacies, Amanda over at Big Family Blessings has a recommendation for you. They have tested and reviewed The Fallacy Detective and written up their assessment of this great workbook. We’re sharing with you just a glimpse into her thoughts of it here; you’ll have to click over to her review to really get into what her and her child’s impression of it is. “I find that the lessons often lead into other discussions about what we believe and why. In the teen years those discussions can be difficult to start, […]