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Critical Reasoning: A Romp Through the Foothills of Logic

This series of podcasts by Marianne Talbot will equip you with everything you need to improve your reasoning skills. You will learn to recognize arguments and distinguish them from other sets of sentences, analyse them logic-book style into premises and conclusion, classify them as deductive or inductive and evaluate them appropriately to their type. You will also learn about fallacies - bad arguments that look like good arguments.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons The Nature Of Argument: How to Recognise Arguments Lecture 1 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
2 Creative Commons Analysing Arguments: How to Identify Premises and Conclusions Lecture 2 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
3 Creative Commons Deduction and Induction: Classifying Arguments Lecture 3 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
4 Creative Commons Deductive Validity: Evaluating Deductive Arguments Lecture 4 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
5 Creative Commons Inductive Strength: Evaluating Inductive Arguments Lecture 5 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
6 Creative Commons Fallacies: Understanding where Arguments go Wrong Lecture 6 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
7 Creative Commons Answers to Questions Answers to Questions posed in lectures 1 to 6 of Marianne Talbot's lecture series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014