Logic 101 · Series

Logic 101: How to Have Fruitful Conversations (Part 2)

The first to state his case seems right, until his opponent begins to cross-examine him. —Proverbs 18:17 NET Last time I talked about a number of concepts from Mortimer J. Adler’s book How to Speak, How to Listen that I think give some of the best pointers for having fruitful conversations. Recall that a fruitful… Continue reading Logic 101: How to Have Fruitful Conversations (Part 2)

Logic 101 · Series

Logic 101: How to Have Fruitful Conversations (Part 1)

Even though the title of this post seems irrelevant in a series on logical reasoning, it isn’t. So far we’ve discussed what arguments are and what makes them good ones. Now I’ll discuss the the practical application of both of those discussions and everything between them. This material is so important that I’m going to… Continue reading Logic 101: How to Have Fruitful Conversations (Part 1)