Hist 150c6, Section 1, Fall 2017 Announcements

8/24  For today's first projection on basics of argumentation, click here. For a projection, a statement on Martin Luther King's birthday, click here. For a projection on logical definitions, click here. For a projection on cogent reasoning, click here. For a projection, on deductive and inductive reasoning, click here. For a projection on hidden premises, click here. For a projection, an exercise on recognizing arguments, click here. For a projection, a New York Times article on Russia, click here. For a projection, on recognizing arguments and their components, click here.

8/29   For the first projection, an exercise on argument structure, click here. For the second projection, on four types of deductive arguments, click here. For the third projection, on deductive invalidity, click here. For the fourth projection, on types of inductive reasoning, click here. For the fifth projection, on appeal to authority, click here. For the sixth projection, on courtroom standards of evidence, click here. For the seventh projection, an exercise on valid and invalid appeals to authority, click here. For the eighth projection, Smedley Butler's speech on U.S. intervention, click here.   

8/31  For the first projection, a letter to the Financial Timesclick here. For the second projection, a list of fallacies, click here. For the third projection, on the straw-man fallacy, click here. For the fourth projection, on tautology, click here.  For the fifth projection, a speech by Abraham Lincoln, click here.

9/5   For today's projection, on the Korean war, click here. For an exercise on fallacies, click here. For the article "The Unkindest Cut," click here. For a letter to the Wildcatclick here. For controversies regarding the CIA, click here.

9/7  For a Youtube video regarding controversy at Ryerson University, click here and here

9/12  For the Economist obituary for Joan Rivers, click here. For another exercise on rules of evidence, click here. For two videos on Russia's military capability, click here and here. For a second list of fallacies, click here. For the fallacy of the beard, click here. For the Ad Hominem fallacy, click here. For the slippery slope fallacy, click here. For a projection on the two-wrongs-make-a-right fallacy from Israeli television, click here.

9/14   For an exercise on fallacies, click here. For a projection, an argument regarding aid to poor countries, click here. For a speech by President Eisenhower, click here. For an exercise on the Fallacy of Composition with regard to economics, click here. For a projection on the Fallacy of Whitewash, click here. Regarding the Fallacy Ad Baculumclick here

9/19   Regarding the Fallacy Ad Baculumclick here. A display of logic from The Donald, click here. Video about logic and witches, click here. The video represented as a syllogism, click here. Video on the annoying peasant, click here. A third list of fallacies, click here. For an argument regarding the California recall election, click here. For an example of questionable use of public opinion polls, click here. For a projection on the Democrats' economic stimulus legislation, click here.