The voices in my head have been asking me to make this post for a while, so now that I have a few moments, I will oblige them. A couple of notes before I procede. These complaints/points apply to beginners–and regulars who should know better. If you’re new to the gym and you are […]Read More Gym Etiquette Rant/List for Beginners (and Others) and How to Spot
IntroductionIn the previous posts we looked at argument schemes that are typically employed in factual matters: generalizations, polls, general causal reasoning, particular causal reasoning, and the argument from ignorance. In this next section we’ll look at common argument schemes used in normative (i.e., having to do with values) arguments. Check. it. aus…Slippery-Slope ArgumentA slippery slope […]Read More Critical Thinking: The Slippery Slope Argument, Argument from Analogy, the Argument from Design, and Gay Marriage.