Applied Analytic Philosophy: Think Analytically

Think Differently; Think Analytically; Think like an Analytic Philosopher!

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English
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1.5 hours
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May 2022
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What you will learn

Spot hidden assumptions that underlie the claims of others.

Master the method of "grounding" reasoning.

Learn and practice Descartes' method of Analysis.

Find the grounds of people's beliefs and uncover their hidden conclusions.

Assess the truth of people's belief.

Learn and select the best causal description of an event.

And much more!

Description

In this course, we will explore various modes of analytical thinking techniques and skills that have been employed in analytical philosophy and philosophy of science. In particular, we will explore analytical methods that are employed in current analytic philosophy such as analogical reasoning and logical constructions, and also reductive analysis and grounding claims that have to do with uncovering and evaluating the grounds that support the truth of our beliefs; also we will explore analytical methods that have been used by famous philosophers like Rene Descartes when they were dealing with hard philosophical problems and much more. Also, we will see abductive reasoning that is related to uncovering hidden factors in causal explanations and enable us to build good explanations of phenomena and also assess the explanation of others.

You do not need to have a background in philosophy since this course is for exploring methods of thought. These tools can enhance substantially your analytical skills and can be thoroughly applied to day-to-day communication, at debates that you may have on a particular subject such as philosophy, politics, psychology, etc, it can help you during writing an analysis about a particular topic at your university and many more. Thus take the chance at exploring with me some fascinating thinking tools that will sharpen substantially your daily reasoning, and make you Think Differently; Think Analytically; Think like an Analytic Philosopher without attending a Philosophy Department.

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Content

Abductive Reasoning

Selective Abductive Reasoning
Creative Abductive Reasoning

Hypothetico-Deductive Method

H-D Method

Analogical Reasoning

Analogical Reasoning

Logical Construction

Logical Construction

Reductive Reasoning

Reduction

Grounding Claims

Grounding: Definition
Grounding and Reduction
Grounding and Truth

Descartes' Analytical Method

Foundationalism
Method of Doubt

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