### Introduction

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**General Topics: **What’s an Argument? → Two Basic Types of Arguments → Abductive Arguments → Learning to R.E.A.D. → A Code of Intellectual Conduct → The Qualities of Good Arguments → How to Have Fruitful Conversations (Part 1, Part 2)

*Reconstruct/Raise*

**General Topics: **How to Reconstruct an Argument → Four Types of Terms → How to Define Terms → How to Raise an Argument → How to Outline an Argument

**Deductive Logic: **Necessary and Sufficient Conditions → Introduction to Logical Symbols → 8 Basic Rules of Logic → Conditional Proofs

**Aristotelian (Categorical) Logic: **Introduction to Aristotelian (or Categorical) Logic → Terms and Categorical Statements → Introduction to Syllogisms → Mood and Figure for Syllogisms → Enthymemes and Sorites → How to Reconstruct a Syllogism → How to Raise a Syllogism

*Evaluate*

**Deductive Logic: **Introduction to Truth Tables → 7 Ways to Use Truth Tables · DeMorgan’s Laws and Other Logically Equivalent Statements → Some Technical (But Important) Topics in Deductive Logic

**Aristotelian (Categorical) Logic: **Aristotle’s Six Rules → A Mnemonic Device for Valid Syllogisms → A List of Valid Syllogisms → Venn Diagram Analysis

*Accept*

To Believe, or Not to Believe? → Arguing Forward and Arguing Backward → On Revisiting Arguments

*Deny*

**General Topics: **Rules for Denying Arguments → Constructing Dilemmas

**Deductive Logic: ***Reductio ad Absurdum *Arguments → Parodies and Counterexamples → The Role of Counter-Arguments

**Aristotelian (Categorical) Logic:** The Traditional Square of Opposition

*Logical Fallacies*

#### Introduction

**Structural Principle: **Circular Reasoning → Denying the Antecedent and Affirming the Consequent → Improper Direct Inference → Undistributed Middle Term

**Relevance Principle: **The Genetic Fallacy → Appeal to Authority

**Acceptability Principle:** Begging the Question → Equivocation → Fallacy of Composition → Is-Ought Fallacy

**Sufficiency Principle: **The *Post Hoc *Fallacy → Gambler’s Fallacy

**Rebuttal Principle: **Shifting the Burden of Proof → Arguing *Ad Hominem* → Poisoning the Well → Attacking a Straw Man → Red Herring