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Mastering Logical Fallacies: How To Think & React Positivly

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Mastering Logical Fallacies: How To Think & React Positivly

Mastering Logical Fallacies: How To Think & React Positivly
Published 7/2023
MP4 | Video: h264, 1280x720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz
Language: English | Size: 1.21 GB | Duration: 4h 39m

Mastering Logical Fallacies How to Think Critically and Avoid Common Errors

What you'll learn

The concept of logical fallacies and why they are important to recognize

The different types of logical fallacies, including formal and informal fallacies, causal fallacies, and fallacies in decision-making, advertising, politics,

How to recognize and avoid common formal and informal fallacies, such as ad hominem, appeal to authority, false dilemma, hasty generalization, slippery slope

How to recognize and avoid common causal fallacies, such as post hoc ergo propter hoc, cum hoc ergo propter hoc, and oversimplified cause

The impact of fallacious reasoning on decision-making, advertising, politics, and everyday life

Techniques for developing critical thinking skills and applying them to real-world scenarios

Requirements

Students are expected to have a high-school level vocabulary and reading comprehension in the English language.

Description

Mastering Logical Fallacies: How to Think Critically and Avoid Common Errors is an online course designed to help learners develop critical thinking skills and avoid common mistakes in reasoning. The course covers the most common types of logical fallacies, including formal and informal fallacies, causal fallacies, and fallacies in decision-making, advertising, politics, and everyday life. It provides learners with the tools and techniques to recognize and avoid these fallacies and improve their reasoning and argumentation skills.Course Structure:The course is divided into 14 modules, each focusing on a specific topic related to logical fallacies. Each module consists of a series of video lectures, quizzes, and assignments to help learners develop a deep understanding of the material. The course is self-paced, allowing learners to progress through the material at their own speed.Module 1: Introduction to Logical Fallacies In this module, learners will be introduced to the concept of logical fallacies, why they are important to understand, and how they can affect our thinking.Module 2: Types of Logical Fallacies This module covers the two main types of logical fallacies - formal and informal - and provides examples of each type.Module 3: Formal Fallacies This module focuses on formal fallacies, which are mistakes in the structure of an argument. Learners will learn how to recognize and avoid common formal fallacies.Module 4: Informal Fallacies - Part 1 This module covers some of the most common informal fallacies, including ad hominem, appeal to authority, and false dilemma.Module 5: Informal Fallacies - Part 2 This module covers additional examples of informal fallacies, including hasty generalization, slippery slope, and strawman argument.Module 6: Causal Fallacies This module covers causal fallacies, which are mistakes in the causal relationship between events. Learners will learn how to recognize and avoid common causal fallacies.Module 7: Fallacies in Decision Making This module covers how fallacies can affect our decision-making process and provides examples of common fallacies in decision making.Module 8: Logical Fallacies in Advertising This module covers how advertisers use fallacious reasoning to manipulate consumers and provides examples of fallacious advertising claims.Module 9: Logical Fallacies in Politics This module covers how politicians use fallacious reasoning to sway voters and provides examples of fallacious political arguments.Module 10: Logical Fallacies in Everyday Life This module covers how fallacies can affect our everyday interactions and provides examples of fallacious reasoning in everyday life.Module 11: Critical Thinking Skills This module covers the importance of critical thinking and provides techniques for developing critical thinking skills.Module 12: Evaluating Arguments This module covers how to evaluate arguments for logical fallacies and provides tools and techniques for identifying and analyzing flawed arguments.Module 13: Debating Techniques This module covers how to use logical reasoning in debates and provides effective debating techniques.Module 14: Putting it All Together This module provides a review of the key concepts and skills covered in the course and offers guidance on how to apply the knowledge to real-world scenarios.

Overview

Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Section 2: Introduction to Logical Fallacies

Lecture 2 Introduction

Lecture 3 What are logical fallacies?

Lecture 4 Why are they important to understand?

Lecture 5 How can they affect our thinking?

Section 3: Types of Logical Fallacies

Lecture 6 Introduction

Lecture 7 Formal fallacies

Lecture 8 Informal fallacies

Lecture 9 Common examples of each type

Section 4: Formal Fallacies

Lecture 10 Introduction

Lecture 11 Understanding the structure of formal arguments

Lecture 12 Common types of formal fallacies

Lecture 13 How to recognize and avoid them

Section 5: Informal Fallacies - Part 1

Lecture 14 Introduction

Lecture 15 Common examples of informal fallacies

Lecture 16 Ad hominem

Lecture 17 Appeal to authority

Lecture 18 False dilemma

Section 6: Informal Fallacies - Part 2

Lecture 19 Introduction

Lecture 20 Hasty generalization

Lecture 21 Slippery slope

Lecture 22 Strawman argument

Section 7: Causal Fallacies

Lecture 23 Introduction

Lecture 24 Understanding the structure of causal arguments

Lecture 25 Common types of causal fallacies

Lecture 26 How to recognize and avoid them

Section 8: Fallacies in Decision Making

Lecture 27 Introduction

Lecture 28 How fallacies can affect our decision-making process

Lecture 29 Common fallacies in decision making

Lecture 30 How to avoid them

Section 9: Logical Fallacies in Advertising

Lecture 31 Introduction

Lecture 32 How advertisers use fallacious reasoning to manipulate consumers

Lecture 33 Examples of fallacious advertising claims

Lecture 34 How to recognize and avoid them

Section 10: Logical Fallacies in Politics

Lecture 35 Introduction

Lecture 36 How politicians use fallacious reasoning to sway voters

Lecture 37 Examples of fallacious political arguments

Lecture 38 How to recognize and avoid them

Section 11: Logical Fallacies in Everyday Life

Lecture 39 Introduction

Lecture 40 How fallacies can affect our everyday interactions

Lecture 41 Examples of fallacious reasoning in everyday life

Lecture 42 How to recognize and avoid them

Section 12: Critical Thinking Skills

Lecture 43 Introduction

Lecture 44 The importance of critical thinking

Lecture 45 Developing critical thinking skills

Lecture 46 How to apply critical thinking to everyday situations

Section 13: Evaluating Arguments

Lecture 47 Introduction

Lecture 48 How to evaluate arguments for logical fallacies

Lecture 49 Tools and techniques for evaluating arguments

Lecture 50 How to use logical reasoning in debates

Section 14: Debating Techniques

Lecture 51 Introduction

Lecture 52 How to use logical reasoning in debates

Lecture 53 Effective debating techniques

Lecture 54 How to recognize and respond to fallacious arguments

Section 15: Putting it All Together

Lecture 55 Introduction

Lecture 56 Reviewing the key concepts and skills covered in the course

Lecture 57 Applying the knowledge to real-world scenarios

Lecture 58 How to continue improving your critical thinking and reasoning skills after th

Section 16: Conclusion

Lecture 59 Conclusion

The ideal student is one who values reason and logic, and is tired of watching people get away with bad arguments just because they sound good.