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Part 1 – Good Arguments

January 25, 2024

In this insightful lecture, Simon Senzon analyzes arguments and fallacies found in chiropractic literature and beyond. Using examples and diagrams, he breaks down the components of a sound argument and reveals common flaws that undermine validity. Gain a deeper understanding of critical thinking as Simon examines a blog from Perle and methodically scrutinizes the argument put forth by this prominent author. Take away practical knowledge for constructing cogent reasoning and detecting fallacies in writing.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn what constitutes a logically valid argument and how to diagram arguments
  • Understand different types of argument structures such as convergent and serial
  • Get an overview of fallacy analysis and the theory behind identifying fallacies
  • See real-world examples of analyzing arguments and identifying flaws
  • Discover tips for composing logically sound reasoning and rebuttals
  • Recognize common fallacies that undermine the effectiveness of arguments