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Unformatted text preview: My View on Logic 1 My View on Logic PHIL-1001-4 Introduction to Philosophy Professor: Murray Skees Walden University Lisa Phillips January 24 2010 My View on Logic 2 As one of the central branches of philosophy, logic seeks to establish the rules of correct reasoning, clear understanding, and valid argumentation. (Chaffee, 2009) One of the most obvious benefits of logic is that it can improve the quality of your argument. Making a sound argument is more convincing than making an unsound argument. Another benefit of logic is that it improves your ability to calculate the arguments made by others. Identifying a bad or unsound argument can open ones beliefs up to the possibility that they may be unfounded. Logic is important because it gives one the skills to challenge others when you think their claims are invalid. My process of logic is to take the situation and break it down into its simplest form, like an algebraic equation. I then take the results of the simplest form, break them into form, like an algebraic equation....
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