PS092: Thinking Well

George Orwell said:  ‘In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act’. So how do you find the truth in a post-truth world?  What is a fact? What makes a sound argument? Aristotle is commonly and justly regarded as the founder of logic, which is the study of the principles of correct reasoning.  Logic is the methodology of philosophy and can be applied to any subject area at all, because logic is topic neutral. When we are told something that is shocking, unbelievable or unpleasant we naturally ask, ‘Why do you think that?’ or ‘How do […]