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Last reply by: abc123 abc123
Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:25 PM

Post by SABA KHALILULLAH on July 3, 2013

because your last name Gonzaga

Propositions, Reasons & Evaluations

  • Find the author’s propositions
  • Find the author’s reasons
  • How to evaluate a book fairly
  • How to use critical thinking when reading non-fiction

Propositions, Reasons & Evaluations

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:30
  • Proposition 0:53
    • What is a Proposition?
    • Brain on Music
    • What Would Google Do?
    • Machiavelli's 'The Prince'
  • Arguments, Reasons and Evidence 7:03
    • Arguments and Reasons
    • Presentations
    • How to Find Arguments, Evidence and Reasons?
    • Evidence in Science
    • Evidence in History
    • Evidence in Literature
  • Evaluating a Book 14:31
    • Before You Evaluate a Book
    • Important Questions to Ask
  • Assignment 21:31