Category: Logical Reasoning

October 15, 2018 0

Discount Indicators

By Felso

It is very common for passages containing arguments also to contain claims that are neither premises nor conclusions but instead…

October 15, 2018 0

What is a Proof?

By Felso

People often argue in order to prove something. But that word “proof” is a tricky word. There are different standards…

October 15, 2018 0

What is the Issue?

By Felso

We argue in order to settle issues. Issues arise when there is uncertainty about whether to accept or reject a…

October 14, 2018 0

What is a Statement?

By Felso

Statements are what is said. More accurate, statements are things that are said that are either true or false. They…

October 14, 2018 0

Review of Major Points

By Felso

This chapter emphasized that logical reasoning is your guide to good decisions. It is also a guide to sorting out…

October 14, 2018 0

Examples of Good Reasoning

By Felso

So far we’ve explored the importance of reasoning logically in situations that require a decision—either a decision about what to…