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This book is so tongue in cheek superficially it s a treatise on dirty tactics for arguing with someone, but it s actually a book about how to recognise when those tactics are being used against you and bring the argument back to the matter at hand Very light read. Clickbait title It s really about ways of winning an argument.This is really by Schopenhauer, rather than Grayling, who just provides the preface and introduction That was a disappointment to me as I love Grayling s books.Many of the ways are not so subtle, many are dishonest in that they are about winning an argument, not about arriving at the truth, often by rhetorical trickery However, the point is not to learn how to do that I hope that s not your game , but to learn how to see that pe Clickbait title It s really about ways of winning an argument.This is really by Schopenhauer, rather than Grayling, who just provides the preface and introduction That was a disappointment to me as I love Grayling s books.Many of the ways are not so subtle, many are dishonest in that they are about winning an argument, not about arriving at the truth, often by rhetorical trickery However, the point is not to learn how to do that I hope that s not your game , but to learn how to see that people are doing that and how to counter it.Lots of intentionally left blank pages between chapters, which are short, so this is a quick read, though I wouldn t readthan one or two at once Etwas entt uscht von diesem Aufsatz Schopenhauer erkl rt wie man vor Publikum recht beh lt Viele der sogenannten Kunstgriffe beruhen darauf, dass man selbst oder der Gegner gar nicht an der Wahrheitsfindung interessiert ist. I would call this a self defense book for debates and discussions, a good but not great reading material. Though I admire Schopenhauer for endeavoring into documenting fallacies and whatever historical significance this work may have in the subject , as reader familiar with logic and interested in the patterns of fallacies rather than rhetoric per se , I prefer Wikipedia s format when visiting it s article of List of Fallacies.Lawyers, I believe, would regard this as a 101 course on their profession Though I admire Schopenhauer for endeavoring into documenting fallacies and whatever historical significance this work may have in the subject , as reader familiar with logic and interested in the patterns of fallacies rather than rhetoric per se , I prefer Wikipedia s format when visiting it s article of List of Fallacies.Lawyers, I believe, would regard this as a 101 course on their profession People, generally speaking, don t need to learn the tricks of rhetoric While one s skills can always be honed, we see the fruits of bad arguing committed by people unconsciously and to great argumentative effect While it would be easy to blame politicians and pundits, we only need to look in a comment section of any online thread to see the same nonsense deployed.So a book dedicated to the idea of pernicious rhetorical tricks may sound like it would make the problem worse, but it s a way of be People, generally speaking, don t need to learn the tricks of rhetoric While one s skills can always be honed, we see the fruits of bad arguing committed by people unconsciously and to great argumentative effect While it would be easy to blame politicians and pundits, we only need to look in a comment section of any online thread to see the same nonsense deployed.So a book dedicated to the idea of pernicious rhetorical tricks may sound like it would make the problem worse, but it s a way of being able to recognise the tricks If you know the ways in which people can be manipulative, you ll beon your guard when you come across them.The only negative thing about the book is that the descriptions are annoyingly brief, most nothan a paragraph or two It s enough in most cases, but a couple of tactics could have been helped with examples One of those books like the prince where the author isn t intending you to follow its advice *DOWNLOAD E-PUB ⇯ The Art of Always Being Right: The 38 Subtle Ways of Persuation ↟ Beware who you give this book to Financial Times I recommend that you keep this delightful essay at your side Observer Dryly witty essay Alain de Botton, Sunday Telegraph We all sit through meetings with that one person who seems to be able to persuade everyone What is their secret Are they gifted than we are Or is it just that they are very skilled in the art of persuation That is exactly what it is They are people who use subtle tricks to convince other people to agree with them Based on a lifetime of observing opinion forming by two authors, The Art of Always Being Right shows you theways that will convince people that you are right Master them all and success is guaranteed I didn t fully understand the book which got me frustrated and spaced out Uuuuuuuuuseful