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Video Lectures:

Introductory: Types of Arguments: Appeal to Authority Tutorial

From E-TV Television Show "Change my Mind"

Advanced:  Critical Thinking: Experts and Appeal to Authority

In this lecture from his Fayetteville State University Critical Thinking class, Dr. Sadler discusses why we rely on experts.  

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Further Reading:

Appeal to Expert Opinion: arguments from authority

By Douglas N. Walton - 1997 - 281 pages 

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Appeal to Popular Opinion: arguments from authority

By Douglas N. Walton - 1999 - 289 pages 

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Appeal to Pity: Argumentum ad misericordiam 

By Douglas N. Walton - 1997 - 225 pages 

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General References:

Informal logic: a handbook for critical argumentation 

By Douglas N. Walton - 1989 - 292 pages

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Critical Thinking: An Introduction to Reasoning Well 

By Robert Arp, Jamie Carlin Watson - 2011 - 288 pages

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