We encounter fallacies almost everywhere we look. Politicians, salespeople, and children commonly use fallacies in order to get you to think whatever they want you to think. It’s important to learn to recognize fallacies so that you can avoid being fooled by them. It’s also important to learn about fallacies so that you avoid making fallacious arguments yourself. This course will show you how to identify and avoid many of the fallacies that lead people astray.
This course is part of the Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Specialization
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome to the Course
Fallacies of Unclarity
Fallacies of Relevance
Fallacies of Vacuity and Circularity
Refutation: Its Varieties and PItfalls
Catch-Up and Final Quiz
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TOP REVIEWS FROM THINK AGAIN IV: HOW TO AVOID FALLACIES
Interesting course although it might get too technical at times when it could have been by common sense/reasoning - and a great way to end the course with that video!
Fun course. Great refresher on what makes up fallacies in communication.
The course is great, but i think it should include more problems or quizzes to apply what is learned in the lectures.
What an incredible journey. One of the best courses on Coursera!
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