Bad arguments can take all sorts of forms, and are quite common. If you hear someone attacking a person instead of an idea, changing the meanings of terms mid-argument, or spouting logic that goes in circles, that’s faulty reasoning.
Chances are you’ve also done this sort of thing yourself without noticing it. But being attuned to what faulty reasoning is and some of its common forms can help you avoid succumbing to it in the future, and this course will give you that awareness.
What faulty reasoning is
An ability to evaluate others’ reasoning and spot issues
Shortcuts in thinking that lead to errors
Stronger arguments and critical thinking
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