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How to Make a Good Argument (and Avoid Making a Bad One)

Every semester (almost), I have a day that is the highlight of my semester. Yesterday, I had one of those days. One of the classes I am teaching this semester is environmental ethics. In this class, my students and I have been working on developing a strong philosophical framework for environmental ethics and applying this… Continue reading How to Make a Good Argument (and Avoid Making a Bad One)

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How to Be Intellectually Honest: Avoiding Argument Pitfall #3: Circular Reasoning

This post is a part of a series on thinking critically. You can find links to other posts in this series at the end of the post. If you are anything like me, you have issues you care a lot about. They may be religious or political or ethical, or they may be issues pertaining… Continue reading How to Be Intellectually Honest: Avoiding Argument Pitfall #3: Circular Reasoning