Logic and Mr. Limbaugh
Mr. Limbaugh is both an entertaining introduction to the
elements of logic and a serious critique of the practical
logic of a major conservative propagandist. Perkins takes 50
examples of logical reasoning from Limbaugh's statements,
identifies the logical arguments, and points out the
"Logic and Mr.
Limbaugh is an excellent book—clear, informative, and
entertaining. Perkins has made at least one area of logic
(informal fallacies), a subject students often find dull and
difficult, exciting and accessible. His analyses of Rush
Limbaugh's arguments for a variety of conservative positions
are both timely and incisive. He delivers them in clear and
simple prose which makes them eminently accessible to the
beginning logic student or the non-academic reader."
provides a valuable service with this book: he brings logic
to the people, challenging the sloppy thinking of our
opinion-leaders, talk show hosts, and public gasbags. He
makes philosophy, especially critical thinking, a dangerous,
necessary, and eternally vigilant enterprise."
—The Bertrand Russell Society Quarterly