Logic Miniseries: Part 5 – Informal Logic and Fallacies of Relevance

Time to hold back those crocodile tears.  Sadly, this is the last post on informal logic as we look to address the third major category, fallacies of relevance.  I’m not sure I can top Part 4 with examples from social media, but I will try my darnedest to make this part both easy to understand and comical (even though it’s not really all that funny in the end).  So, without further Continue reading

Logic Miniseries: Part 3 – Informal Logic and Fallacies of Ambiguity

Time to make good on my promise of this section being the more interesting part of the miniseries.  Now that we know how the laws of logic work, coupled with some simple logistical vocabulary and methodology on how logic flows, we can now dive into the wonderful world of informal logic.   Otherwise called ordinary/everyday logic, informal logic seeks to Continue reading

Logic Miniseries: Part 2 – Introduction to Logistical Terminology

Now that you’ve recovered from Part 1 (the laws of logic), it’s time to move on to Part 2.  For my attention grabber: what if I told you we’re going to be learning some logistical vocabulary in this post?  Good, you’re still here!  To make the vocabulary a bit more attractive, what if I also told you that I’ll be using examples from unbelievers?  Okay, I hope by now we have a deal.  Apologetics doesn’t have to be boring.  It’s all about presentation!  So let’s get started… Continue reading