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1 Digital Rhetoric, literae humaniores and Leibniz's dream Willard McCartney, King's College, London, gives the 2017 Besterman lecture. Willard McCartney 13 Dec 2017
2 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
3 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
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 Deduction and Induction: Classifying Arguments Lecture 3 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
6 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
7 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
8 Creative Commons Making Up Your Mind Part 7 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". This final episode is a time to take stock and bring together all the strands we've considered. Marianne Talbot 08 Aug 2011
9 Creative Commons Deontology: Kant, duty and the moral law Part 5 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we reflect on Kant's account of morality, including the categorical imperative. Marianne Talbot 03 Jun 2011
10 Creative Commons Humean Ethics: Non-Cognitivism, the passions and moral motivation Part 4 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we reflect on Hume's account of morality and his rejection of reason as the source of morality. Marianne Talbot 02 Jun 2011
11 Creative Commons Virtue Ethics: virtue, values and character Part 3 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we will reflect on Aristotle's account of morality and the centrality of the virtues in this account. Marianne Talbot 24 May 2011
12 Creative Commons Freedom, knowledge and society: the preconditions of ethical reasoning Part 2 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we examine the preconditions of ethical reasoning and make a comparison between the law of the land and the moral law. Marianne Talbot 20 May 2011
13 Creative Commons Evaluating Arguments Part Two Part six of a six-part series on critical reasoning. In this final lecture we will look at fallacies. These are bad arguments that can easily be mistaken for good arguments. Marianne Talbot 18 Mar 2010
14 Creative Commons Evaluating Arguments Part One Part five of a six-part series on critical reasoning. In this lecture we will continue with the evaluation of arguments - this time deductive arguments - focusing in particular on the notion of validity. Marianne Talbot 15 Mar 2010
15 Creative Commons What is a Good Argument? Validity and Truth Part four of a six-part series on critical reasoning. In this lecture we will learn how to evaluate arguments and how to tell whether an argument is good or bad, focusing specifically on inductive arguments. Marianne Talbot 11 Mar 2010
16 Creative Commons Setting out Arguments Logic Book Style Part three of a six-part series on critical reasoning. In this lecture we will focus on how to identify and analyse arguments, and how to set arguments out logic book-style to make them easier to evaluate. Marianne Talbot 10 Mar 2010
17 Creative Commons Different Types of Arguments The second of six lectures dealing with critical reasoning. In this lecture you will learn about the different types of arguments, in particular deductive and inductive arguments. Marianne Talbot 29 Jan 2010
18 Creative Commons The Nature of Arguments The first of six lectures dealing with critical reasoning. In this lecture you will learn how to recognise arguments and what the nature of an argument is. Marianne Talbot 29 Jan 2010