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Links to How to Debate and Use Logical Arguments

Postby nakatago » Thu, 18 Nov 2010 2:24 pm

Saw this series which was designed by the site's editors to help make its forums more intelligent debate and less flame wars.

Sounds like something this site could use.
:D

Enjoy!
Getting to QED Part 1: Informal Logic and Online Argumentation
Getting to QED Part 2: Deduction and Arguments
Getting to QED Part 3: Analogies in Argument
Getting to QED Part 4: Making Analogies Precise
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Re: Links to How to Debate and Use Logical Arguments

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 18 Nov 2010 3:14 pm

nakatago wrote:Saw this series which was designed by the site's editors to help make its forums more intelligent debate and less flame wars and boring.

Sounds like something this site could use.
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Re: Links to How to Debate and Use Logical Arguments

Postby intellectualsmuse » Thu, 18 Nov 2010 4:57 pm

nakatago wrote:Saw this series which was designed by the site's editors to help make its forums more intelligent debate and less flame wars.

Sounds like something this site could use.
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Enjoy!
Getting to QED Part 1: Informal Logic and Online Argumentation
Getting to QED Part 2: Deduction and Arguments
Getting to QED Part 3: Analogies in Argument

I'll edit this when Part 4 comes out.


Sounds good...am assuming the Moderators will lead by example here :P :lol:

Edit: On "closely" examining SMS's response...perhaps NOT!!!!!
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 18 Nov 2010 5:07 pm

:tongue: :mrgreen:

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 19 Nov 2010 5:31 pm

In the meantime, here's Wikipedia's list of fallacies in logic and rhetoric: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fallacies

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Postby intellectualsmuse » Sat, 20 Nov 2010 6:50 pm

nakatago wrote:In the meantime, here's Wikipedia's list of fallacies in logic and rhetoric: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fallacies


Thanks. So my assumption that SMS would lead by example when it comes to embracing logic because he is a forum Moderator is an Ecological fallacy. *Feeling enlightened* :cool:
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Postby Wind In My Hair » Sat, 20 Nov 2010 7:35 pm

intellectualsmuse wrote:So my assumption that SMS would lead by example when it comes to embracing logic because he is a forum Moderator is an Ecological fallacy. *Feeling enlightened* :cool:

Logically since SMS is a rather short man, the result would also be a shortened fallacy, or 'fallac' (pronounced without the 'ee' at the end) 8-)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 20 Nov 2010 7:48 pm

But you will never know...... :cool:

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Re: Links to How to Debate and Use Logical Arguments

Postby Wind In My Hair » Sat, 20 Nov 2010 7:58 pm

I deduced with logic. Hence it is proven :mrgreen:


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Postby nakatago » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 1:46 pm

Part 4 is included in the original post already.

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Postby Calmday » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 3:24 pm

Man I cant read all of that.

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 23 Mar 2011 10:23 am

Another infographic brought to you by Uncle Barry*

http://atheismresource.com/wp-content/uploads/Debate-Flow-Chart1.jpg

Not limited to topics on theism.

*brownie points for anyone who gets this reference

*EDIT: change to hyperlink instead of hotlink to prevent original image source bandwidth problems
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Postby intellectualsmuse » Wed, 23 Mar 2011 10:29 am

nakatago wrote:Another infographic brought to you by Uncle Barry*

Image

Not limited to topics on theism.

*brownie points for anyone who gets this reference


Thanks for that. I plan on printing multiple copies and distributing them to the "chosen ones" at my workplace. Also intend to put one in every meeting room in my office... for now I put one up in my cubicle.
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Postby Sad Panda » Thu, 24 Mar 2011 2:28 am

A Classic (though NSFW) Monty Python skit on logic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZqs36C5sgM
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Postby phil30k » Sat, 30 Apr 2011 3:38 pm

"Only idiots will argue that there is such a thing as a rational debate".

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