13 episodes

This series of podcasts by Marianne Talbot will equip you with everything you need to improve your reasoning skills. You will learn to recognize arguments and distinguish them from other sets of sentences, analyse them logic-book style into premises and conclusion, classify them as deductive or inductive and evaluate them appropriately to their type. You will also learn about fallacies - bad arguments that look like good arguments.

Critical Reasoning: A Romp Through the Foothills of Logic Oxford University

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    • 4.6 • 34 Ratings

This series of podcasts by Marianne Talbot will equip you with everything you need to improve your reasoning skills. You will learn to recognize arguments and distinguish them from other sets of sentences, analyse them logic-book style into premises and conclusion, classify them as deductive or inductive and evaluate them appropriately to their type. You will also learn about fallacies - bad arguments that look like good arguments.

    Answers to Questions (Other Resource)

    Answers to Questions (Other Resource)

    Answers to Questions posed in lectures 1 to 6 of Marianne Talbot's lecture series on critical reasoning for beginners. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    Fallacies: Understanding where Arguments go Wrong

    Fallacies: Understanding where Arguments go Wrong

    Lecture 6 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Fallacies: Understanding where Arguments go Wrong (Slides)

    Fallacies: Understanding where Arguments go Wrong (Slides)

    Lecture 6 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    Inductive Strength: Evaluating Inductive Arguments

    Inductive Strength: Evaluating Inductive Arguments

    Lecture 5 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Inductive Strength: Evaluating Inductive Arguments (Slides)

    Inductive Strength: Evaluating Inductive Arguments (Slides)

    Lecture 5 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    Deductive Validity: Evaluating Deductive Arguments

    Deductive Validity: Evaluating Deductive Arguments

    Lecture 4 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 1 hr 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

CorrecTek ,

Hard to follow without visuals

No doubt a competent instructor, but this is best experienced interactively. You can’t simply record classroom instruction and call it a podcast.

Looking elsewhere after two episodes.

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