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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 5, 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 10, 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 Teodora V

Dec 18, 2016

I loved the course and I want to take the othe

By Johan

Jun 26, 2020

Excellent. Interesting and entertaining.

By Anthea L

Oct 30, 2020

Very interesting but a bit tedious.

By Johan P

Jun 8, 2020

it was nice to have done this curse

By W

Aug 14, 2019

Some videos are a little bit long!

By Vasileios G

Dec 21, 2020

It was very difficult programm

By Nejat M E

Dec 16, 2019

it was a fun and a challenge

By Bulbul S

Sep 1, 2020

It is an excellent course!!

By SUBRAMANIAN E

Apr 28, 2020

Good understanding course

By SHARMA H P

Nov 16, 2017

very helpful course.....

By Nguyen T K

Jun 19, 2017

this course is so useful

By Christian D

Jan 9, 2020

Very well structured

By NIRAV V

May 15, 2020

REALLY GOOD CONTENT

By Juan C

Nov 26, 2018

Kind of difficult

By sarayudth c

Sep 22, 2017

good course cheer

By Cecilia F

May 25, 2020

Very meaningful.

By NGUYEN M T

Jan 5, 2021

little bit hard

By Konstantinos K

Dec 30, 2020

Great journey

By Eder L B G A S

May 19, 2020

Great course

By Henrietta J

Nov 7, 2016

Fun course!

By Iris L

Feb 28, 2017

Excellent

By NIYA P

Aug 28, 2020

good

By Laura B

Jan 3, 2020

Very

By Jacob A V

Oct 17, 2019

Good