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About the Course

In this course, you will learn what an argument is. The definition of argument will enable you to identify when speakers are giving arguments and when they are not. Next, you will learn how to break an argument into its essential parts, how to put them in order to reveal their connections, and how to fill in gaps in an argument by adding suppressed premises. By the end of this course, you will be better able to understand and appreciate arguments that you and other people present. Suggested Readings: Students who want more detailed explanations or additional exercises or who want to explore these topics in more depth should consult Understanding Arguments: An Introduction to Informal Logic, Ninth Edition, Concise, Chapters 1-5, by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Robert Fogelin. Course Format: Each week will be divided into multiple video segments that can be viewed separately or in groups. There will be short ungraded quizzes after each segment (to check comprehension) and a longer graded quiz at the end of the course....

Top reviews

FY

Jul 06, 2018

I found this course very challenging as I find critical thinking very difficult. However this course was extremely rewarding and I will be taking the other three modules in the Think Again series.

SM

Jun 11, 2020

I found this course very challenging as I find critical thinking very difficult. However this course was extremely rewarding and I will be taking the other three modules in the Think Again series.

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By Milagros R N

May 13, 2020

Brilliant!!!! Thank you very much!

By Amandine G

Mar 26, 2018

This course was very interesting!

By Jaime N

Jun 12, 2017

It's a really interesting course.

By Hannah S

Feb 12, 2017

Very educational and eye opening.

By Eklovya

May 07, 2020

gave alot of learning experience

By Vivient R

May 14, 2017

I did it. this really fun.... :)

By Zdenek K

Feb 13, 2017

Very interesting, great lecturer

By Ignat K

Nov 13, 2017

Great introduction to arguments

By Allard Q

May 17, 2020

Very insightful and engaging!

By Zephyr L

Jan 12, 2018

very hilarious and intuitive!

By katrina h à c

Oct 06, 2017

entertaining and informative!

By Omar T V

May 04, 2017

really great, congratulations

By Suhas H

Jul 13, 2020

It was extremely informative

By Rose L

May 09, 2020

very explicit and accessible

By Jean N

Jan 01, 2017

An experience fascinating!!!

By Yuric v B

Mar 26, 2020

Great stuff for your career

By Vasanth R

Jun 24, 2019

This is an excellent course

By cat j

Apr 04, 2018

Tecnical and fun. Loved it.

By Devashya P

Nov 16, 2017

very nice and useful course

By Elizabeth B

May 21, 2020

Interesting and well paced

By Amar R

Apr 25, 2020

It was tough but I enjoyed

By Anthony T

Aug 23, 2016

Excellent and informative.

By Choueang E

Jul 26, 2020

Very good quality course!

By BALASAHEB J

May 31, 2020

Its really good sessions.

By ELDIN J C

Jun 02, 2020

very interesting course.