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Logic drafts “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 obvious benefit 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. When one can identify a bad or unsound argument they can open there beliefs up (like opening your own eyes), that 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 individually to get a conclusion to each form. Then I take each small result and form one big conclusion. This allows me to make sure that the argument is clear and sound by reviewing all the information I have. Logical thinking is something that I thought was a given, something we were born with it. Although, now I have realized that we develop this skill. Since logic is the process of reasonable thinking and judgments, we must improve this skill, instead of settling for the knowledge we
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course PHIL 1001 taught by Professor Murrayskees during the Winter '10 term at Walden University.

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