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Rewind: Logical arguments must be valid and sound

Rapp Report Daily episode 20 This is a 2-minute podcast. Logic deals with examining arguments for two factors: validity and soundness. Validity deals with examining the form of an argument to see if it is valid, where soundness addresses and valid argument in which all premises are true.

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Rewind: The Poisoning the Well Argument

Rapp Report Daily episode 19 This is a daily 2-minute podcast. The “poisoning the well” argument is a logical fallacy that is very often seen. It is an attempt to discredit an entire argument based on one point.

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Rewind: The Ad Hominem

Rapp Report Daily episode 18 This is a 2-minute podcast. The ad hominem argument is one of the more frustrating logical fallacies to deal with because it is personal in nature. However, recognizing what an ad hominem argument provides a victory in an argument. When one must resort to an ad hominem argument it means…

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Rewind: The Straw-man Argument

Rapp Report Daily episode 17 The strawman argument is a very common logical fallacy that many people use, many without even knowing it. However, identifying the strawman argument will help to identify when a person cannot support their own argument.

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Rewind: Critical Thinking

Rapp Report Daily episode 16 Critical thinking is a skill that many lack, but is very important. The first key to critical thinking is learning to ask questions and recognize logical fallacies. Most people do not recognize when someone cannot support their own argument.

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