LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Fallacy Of False Dilemma

If you read this blog for very long, you will find me talking about fallacies.  Fallacies are mistakes in the process of reasoning and critical thinking.  Another way to think of it is a fallacy is a logic trick, or as an attempt to cheat in an argument.  We encounter fallacies every day, it's just … Continue reading LESSONS IN LOGIC: The Fallacy Of False Dilemma

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LESSONS IN LOGIC: What Do We Mean By ‘Argument?’

Have you ever found yourself in a debate with someone who suddenly accuses you of not answering their argument?  Or maybe they claim you haven't made an argument.  Would you know how to handle either of these situations?  Better yet, would you know how to determine whether or not the person making these claims knows … Continue reading LESSONS IN LOGIC: What Do We Mean By ‘Argument?’