Evaluating Premises





Claims and Our Attitudes


Basis for Our Attitude in Descending Order (Generally) of Reliability


Arguing Backwards (Ill Advised)


A Few Common Fallacies (Weak Forms of Reasoning)


 
 
 
 

The Conclusion Follows



Types of Arguments


Implication versus Inference


Test for Good Argument


Repairing Arguments




Some Arguments Are Worth Repairing


Principle of Rational Discussion (assume of Other and of YOU)


Guide to Repairing Arguments (Adding Premises)


Two Observations