I considered starting a blog several years ago, but deferred the effort until I had a clear idea of what would make my voice unique in the “blogosphere.” It is important to me to not simply echo or underscore the claims made by others, but to contribute original well-written content. I am an evangelist for the cognitive values of rationality and objectivity and an ardent defender of reason and science. So those values and priorities will shape the coverage of topics that you will read about in the Effective Thinking blog. Some people might find they get a few laughs from Effective Thinking. (My wife thinks I’m witty, although she may be the only one.)
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Formally Valid Non Sequiturs?
One common conception identifies logical fallacies with arguments “that seem valid, but are not.” This definition is difficult to sustain however, because there are arguments so obviously fallacious that they would probably would not trick anyone with the...37 weeks ago
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