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Sobre o curso

How to Understand Arguments Think Again: How to Reason and Argue Reasoning is important. This series of four short courses will teach you how to do it well. You will learn simple but vital rules to follow in thinking about any topic at all and common and tempting mistakes to avoid in reasoning. We will discuss how to identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments by other people (including politicians, used car salesmen, and teachers) and how to construct arguments of your own in order to help you decide what to believe or what to do. These skills will be useful in dealing with whatever matters most to you. Courses at a Glance: All four courses in this series are offered through sessions which run every four weeks. We suggest sticking to the weekly schedule to the best of your ability. If for whatever reason you fall behind, feel free to re-enroll in the next session.We also suggest that you start each course close to the beginning of a month in order to increase the number of peers in the discussion forums who are working on the same material as you are. While each course can be taken independently, we suggest you take the four courses in order. Course 1 - Think Again I: How to Understand Arguments Course 2 - Think Again II: How to Reason Deductively Course 3 - Think Again III: How to Reason Inductively Course 4 - Think Again IV: How to Avoid Fallacies About This Course in the Series: When is someone giving an argument instead of just yelling? Which parts of what they say contribute to the argument? Why are they arguing instead of fighting? What are arguments made of? What forms do they take? Think Again: How to Understand Arguments will answer these questions a more. In this course, you will learn what an argument is. The definition of argument will enable students to identify when speakers are giving arguments and when they are not. Next, we will learn how to break an argument into its essential parts, how to put them in order to reveal their connections, and how to fill in gaps in an argument. By the end of this course, students will be better able to understand and appreciate arguments that they and other people present. Suggested Readings: Students who want more detailed explanations or additional exercises or who want to explore these topics in more depth should consult Understanding Arguments: An Introduction to Informal Logic, Ninth Edition, Concise, Chapters 1-5, by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Robert Fogelin. Course Format: Each week will be divided into multiple video segments that can be viewed separately or in groups. There will be short ungraded quizzes after each segment (to check comprehension) and a longer graded quiz at the end of the course....

Melhores avaliações

FY

Jul 06, 2018

I found this course very challenging as I find critical thinking very difficult. However this course was extremely rewarding and I will be taking the other three modules in the Think Again series.

RH

Feb 16, 2017

This is a very very engaging and applicable course, and is truly presented with 10/10 efficacy! I couldn't be more sincere and adamant in my recommendation, no matter who you are or what you do.

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por Dylan

May 05, 2018

Really interesting and balanced so far. I'm looking forward to completing this course.

por Roberto O P

Jan 03, 2018

Excellent. This course will help everyone to understand different situations in life.

por Edelweis H G R

Nov 02, 2016

Nice and valuable course because you learn effectively the theory about how to argue.

por 刘颂康

Aug 27, 2017

Well, this course is a good start for everyone who wants to study critical thinking!

por David B

Dec 05, 2019

Awesome! I do really appreciate the time passed here. I learned a lot. Thank you!

por Julia Y

Apr 10, 2018

Well done, a little hard to follow at some points but overall a very good course.

por Dayo-Olaide T

Aug 28, 2017

This is an amazing course. I feel that everyone should take part in this course.

por 丁轶伦

Dec 22, 2016

Very thoughtful to not exclude me even when I did not hand in homework on time:)

por Pham D D N

May 01, 2017

this course is comprehensible, interesting and so useful for me comprehensible

por Daphne L S

Oct 15, 2017

I liked it a lot, very well explained, I will enroll to the following course

por Angelika

Jul 14, 2017

What a fun course! The content is presented in a clear, accessible manner.

por Farzand A A

Feb 14, 2018

I got very much knowledge in this course and thanks God I have pass this.

por James L M J

May 06, 2017

It's a really well designed and organized course to understand reasoning.

por Samyukta B

Apr 26, 2017

it helped me understand argument and analyse it for better understanding

por ANA L

Jun 17, 2019

Maravilhoso, consegui desenvolver-me melhor na interpretação de textos!

por Lawrence W M

Nov 07, 2017

The delivery of the course by its facilitators is exceptionally done!!!

por John F v A J

May 29, 2017

A very good course. It introduced me to a new way to understand words.

por Kunal B

Jun 24, 2017

Excellent course!!!! It's like a starter pack for my career in law :)

por Paramjit S

Mar 05, 2019

great experience..great course professor and best teaching style ...

por Arpit R

Jun 27, 2017

Thanks Sir! For this course. This will really add to my soft skills.

por Paulo R V P

Nov 28, 2017

Excellent course on resources to understand and evaluate arguments.

por Nguyen T T

Apr 25, 2019

Wonderful course in introducing fundamental concepts of arguments

por Sha L

Dec 09, 2019

Very good lecture and quizzes. Will take the next one in series.

por Lynda Ş

Jul 10, 2017

The material was delivered in a clear and fun way! The professor

por Sondos I S

Nov 03, 2018

I love it, easy composed. quizzes and answers are educating too