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Aspects
of Language: language conventions, speech acts, and conversational
implicature. 
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Theory of Arguments: their status as attempts at persuasion
and argument diagrams.

4

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Logical Arguments: validity, soundness, Venn diagrams and
truth tables.

5

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The Structure of Argument: argument diagrams.

6

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Informal fallacies.

7

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Semantics and Rhetoric

8



Quiz #1: On material from lectures 3 to 6.

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Inductive arguments: arguments from analogy and
inference to best explanation

10

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Statistical arguments: inductive generalisation and
particularisation; problems with numbers

11

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Explanations: causal generalisations, the hypotheticodeductive
method, Mill's methods.

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Evaluating Explanations: fallacies of causal reasoning, criticism of theories.
