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The book of common fallacies falsehoods, misconceptions, flawed facts, and half-truths that are ruining your life by Ward, Philip

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Published by Skyhorse Pub. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Common fallacies,
  • Dictionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Updated ed. of author"s: Dictionary of common fallacies, c1988.

StatementPhillip Ward ; with Julia Edwards
ContributionsEdwards, Julia
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAZ999 .W36 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25238152M
ISBN 109781616083366
LC Control Number2012006614

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