Friday, August 10, 2007
"HOW TO WRITE, THINK AND SPEAK CORRECTLY"
This is the title of a book, published by Odhams Press in 1939 and edited by - and it's really good...especially on "logic". For example :
SECTION 2 - THE ART OF THINKING
Chapter 10 - Some Obstacles To Clear Thinking
Chapter 11 - How Self-Interest Influences Our Beliefs
Chapter 12 - Speaking The Same Language
Chapter 13 - Cherished Beliefs
Chapter 14 - The Power of Suggestion
Chapter 15 - Some Logical Errors
Chapter 16 - How We Form Our Judgements
Chapter 17 - Some Unfair Tricks Of Argument
As I read it, nothing much has changedin 68 years - and what is said is as relevant now as it was then - perhaps more so.