Note: This post begins a series that will run every other Friday when my son Ben, a high-school student, reports on his efforts to train himself to become a better critical thinker. The material he is studying will be made available to everyone who wants to join along. Trapped within the confines of my house […]
What role do logic (logos), emotion (pathos), and connection (ethos) play in how we think?
Ben continues to learn how to become a critical thinker by grappling with logic.
My son Ben has been studying critical thinking during lockdown. Today, he ties together a number of things he has been studying when he considers the importance of argumentation to a critical thinker. To understand what an argument is or isn’t, the two most important things to know are: who it is the communication between, […]
Ben uses Toulmin maps to better understand over who is the greatest in sports, and the fight against racism.