Logic

Age of Anxiety 0

Age of Anxiety

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Blog, Logic

Last time, we began to focus our critical-thinking facilities on the election itself to try to answer the question of why this year’s vote is turning out so different than what anyone expected. The...

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Logos 0

Logos

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Blog, Logic, Logos, Pathos and Ethos

Over the next three weeks, I’d like to take a look at a concept that can be found in nearly every chapter of Critical Voter, Aristotle’s three Modes of Persuasion, which include: Logos – An appeal to logic...

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Arguing with Bernie 0

Arguing with Bernie

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in Blog, Logic

I suspect that even those who are not Bernie boosters were less than satisfied with my recent analysis which used Aristotle’s Square of Opposition to argue against a Sanders campaign operative’s explanation...

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Contradicting Bernie 0

Contradicting Bernie

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in Blog, Logic

I realized that the last few weeks have been spent more on commentary than instruction. So today, let’s take a look at a campaign artifact (in this case, the statement of someone arguing in favor of one of...

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