Logical Fallacies and the Art of Debate Contents: Introduction So why learn logical fallacies at all? Logic as a form of rhetoric Committing your very own logical fallacies The list of fallacies: argumentum ad antiquitatem argumentum ad hominem argumentum ad...

How to Think

Here I have accumulated some of what I have found to be excellent resources on the art of thinking. Here is a seemingly interesting paradox. In order to achieve knowledge of the truth, we have to be comfortable with the thought that when “new” truth comes...

Ant Reasoning

Often the very different (and strongly disagreeing) answers to the same question, are all correct and all wrong at the same time depending on your starting premise. In other words, our starting point inevitably determines our conclusions. We see this in politics all...

Philosophy is …

“Philosophy is the art of asking questions that come naturally to children using methods that come naturally to lawyers.” ~ Philosophy Professor, David Hills

Six Questions About Thinking Logically

I found this several years ago. It is from the pen of Dr. Daniel Amen, and has helped me in my quest for distinguishing truth from untruth. When I apply these questions to something I am contemplating, it becomes much simpler to sort out my thoughts. (1) Is this...