Logic 104: Evaluating Arguments

Hey Everybody, Marcus here. This is going to be the final video in my series on logic. In this video, we will explore how arguments are to be evaluated; namely, we will explore the concepts of validity and soundness. However, before we get into the subject of this video, let us once more go over sentences, propositions, and arguments so …

Logic 103: Deductive vs Inductive Arguments

Hey everybody, Marcus here. In the last video in this series we discussed how an argument is composed. In this video, we will discuss the difference between inductive and deductive arguments. However, first let us review what we had learned in the last video. An argument is composed of at least one or more premises. An argument has exactly one …

Logic 102: Arguments

In the last video, we covered sentences and propositions. Before we begin this video, let us do a short recap of the content of the last video. There is a difference between sentences and propositions. Sentences are the grammatically correct utterances we issue in the English language. A proposition or sometimes referred to as a statement, on the other hand, …

Logic 100: A Short History of Logic

The person who is generally credited as the father of logic is the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. Aristotle’s predecessors had been interested in the art of constructing persuasive arguments and in techniques for refuting the arguments of others, but it was Aristotle who first devised systematic criteria for analyzing and evaluating arguments. Aristotle’s chief accomplishment is called syllogistic logic, a …

Logic 101: Sentences and Propositions

Hey everybody, Marcus here. Many communities on youTube, such as the anti-feminist community, and the skeptic community, continuously state their pride as it pertains to their command of logic. Within MGTOW, we too make such claims. However, as one listens to content created or reads comments within our and other communities, we can see that there are few who have …