Stanislaus Husi is Assistant Professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin. He works primarily on ethical theory and political philosophy. His research focusses on investigating morality as a complex social practice.
In a refreshingly humorous style, the book outlines 19 bad forms of argument, clearly and concisely, followed by a little illustration for each, featuring large-headed animals with a rather curious stare.
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The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.