In this course, you will learn what an argument is. The definition of argument will enable you to identify when speakers are giving arguments and when they are not. Next, you will learn how to break an argument into its essential parts, how to put them in order to reveal their connections, and how to fill in gaps in an argument by adding suppressed premises. By the end of this course, you will be better able to understand and appreciate arguments that you and other people present.
This course is part of the Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome to the Specialization
How to Spot an Argument
How to Untangle an Argument
How to Reconstruct an Argument
Catch-Up and Final Quiz
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TOP REVIEWS FROM THINK AGAIN I: HOW TO UNDERSTAND ARGUMENTS
I've taken several online courses on logic and argumentation. This one stands out by virtue of the professor's enthusiasm and clarity of explanations. Worth every minute I've spent on it.
Excellent course, extremely worthwhile and very challenging for me. I used this course to help with my logic training for LSAT. I will be continuing on to complete all parts of the full course.
Great class. Super insightful and the professor was knowledgable and entertaining. I would definitely recommend this class to anyone interested in being able to better formulate arguments.
Great course, I learned a lot from it especially deep analysis, checking arguments and rebuilding, Thank you very much, great presentation from the professor Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
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