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Critical Thinking - Constructing Arguments

The purpose of this OER is to show how arguments work and how one might go about constructing a complex argument. Starting from a single reason leading to a conclusion, a more complex argument is built up, and the role of reasons working jointly and independently and the role of intermediate conclusions are discussed. The argument is visually mapped out in increasing complexity during the course of this presentation, after which it is examined...

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