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Week 7: Pre-Class Readings

By dr b, February 5, 2015

Week 7 is all about making claims and supporting arguments. This is useful information to have in the lead-up to Essay #2, so be sure to read this information carefully! Please familiarize yourself with the following preparatory material before class next week:

Work your way through this slide show that explains how to use reason and evidence to support the claims you make in your paper.

This very cute website gives a really good rundown of various logical fallacies. (Be thorough and click through each one to read the example, or it won’t be much use to you.)

Watch this video to see some logical fallacies in the wild: