The Resource The power of logical thinking : easy lessons in the art of reasoning, and hard facts about its absence in our lives, Marilyn vos Savant

The power of logical thinking : easy lessons in the art of reasoning, and hard facts about its absence in our lives, Marilyn vos Savant

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The power of logical thinking : easy lessons in the art of reasoning, and hard facts about its absence in our lives
Title
The power of logical thinking
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easy lessons in the art of reasoning, and hard facts about its absence in our lives
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn vos Savant
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Language
eng
Summary
The author, whose "Ask Marilyn" column is a regular feature in Parade Magazine, believes that as a nation, Americans have lost understanding of the power of logic and numbers
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
160
Index
index present
LC call number
BC108
LC item number
.V67 1996
Literary form
non fiction
The power of logical thinking : easy lessons in the art of reasoning, and hard facts about its absence in our lives, Marilyn vos Savant
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The power of logical thinking : easy lessons in the art of reasoning, and hard facts about its absence in our lives, Marilyn vos Savant
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: How our own minds can work against us -- Lesons set in everyday life -- Lessons set in dollars -- Part Two: How numbers can statistics can mislead -- Misunderstanding statistics -- Whe we lead ourselves down the garden path -- How even our health is affected -- Part three: How politicians exploit our innocence -- The election of 1992 (The advent of the "Reign of Error") -- From 1992 to 1996 and beyond
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24 cm
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 203 pages
Isbn
9780312156275
Lccn
95040127
Media category
unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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(OCoLC)33281091

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