Monday, 12 September 2011

The Shrink & The Sage: Arguing

Everyone knows an argument in philosophy is not the same as an argument in a car stuck in traffic on the way to the in-laws. It’s good to argue in the sense of providing a set of reasons, linked by a chain of reasoning, in support of a conclusion; bad to get caught up in a hot-headed fight. This is one argument, however, that I’m not entirely convinced by...
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