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An Introduction to Logical Fallacies

If you’ve been following this logic series, you already have a lot of the essential knowledge that you need to understand what fallacies are and how to avoid them. I’ve already introduced the most important concepts in the post entitled “The Qualities of Good Arguments.” Calling this post an “introduction” to logical fallacies is somewhat superfluous… Continue reading An Introduction to Logical Fallacies

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Series Introduction: Explorations

The tagline of this website is “Exploring Oneness Pentecostal Theology.” As I said in the series on my spiritual and intellectual journey, I’ve spent most of my life among Oneness Pentecostals. That means my theological reflections begin with the Oneness views and work from there. By contrasting the Oneness Pentecostal views with the views of… Continue reading Series Introduction: Explorations

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Logic 101: How to Reconstruct an Argument

Reconstructing an argument requires all of the previous knowledge and skills that I’ve discussed in previous posts. It’s crucial that you review those posts before going forward. Do you think you can put the pieces of an argument together if you don’t know what an argument is? The truth is that many think they know what an… Continue reading Logic 101: How to Reconstruct an Argument

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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)

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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)