Monday, 5 August 2013

Daniel H. Cohen: For argument’s sake

Why do we argue? 

For argument’s sake

To out-reason our opponents, prove them wrong, and, most of all, to win! ... Right? 

Philosopher Daniel H. Cohen shows how our most common form of argument -- 
a war in which one person must win and the other must lose -- 
misses out on the real benefits of engaging in active disagreement. 

Philosopher Daniel H. Cohen studies language and the way we argue through reason. Full bio »


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