Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left By Ben Burgis

Give them an argument is a must read if you have any online discussions involving politics, current events, and especially if you watch commentary on youtube. Ben Burgis teaches logic for a living alongside being a longtime socialist and recent podcast guest extraordinaire. Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left Other reviewers on this site have offered solid and thorough reviews of the overall content of Burgis’ book; some reviewers move chronologically, offering a helpful and informative chapter by chapter summary. These reviews are valuable and readers are encouraged to search Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left As others have noted, a significant portion of this book is essentially a primer on the basics of logic, as in the actual mechanics of it. I am not as dismissive towards this as some seem to be, however. The reason for my as in addendum in the opening sentence is because Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left As an avid Zer0 Books reader and follower, I was very excited to hear about and read Ben's book. I watch many of his YouTube videos and find them very insightful and intriguing. It's no understatement to say that in recent years social platforms like Twitter and YouTube Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left It was kind of unorganized but I enjoyed the spirit of it. The takedown of Ben Shapiro and his debate rules as well as the first two chapters are the strongest parts. It comes off as a collection of essays than a book. At one point he goes heavily into Stalin and how Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left

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Coming from a background with no experience studying logic, I too had my opinion of it tainted by the destroyed with facts and reason videos prevalent on Right Wing YouTube. Reading Dr. Burgis's short book changed my mind. The principles presented in his book has helped Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left Great book. I studied logic in college in some detail. I came into the book ready to be annoyed with the author. I was pleasantly surprised, as it wasn't an annoying hack book that focused on how ridiculous the right has become since William F Buckley would put up a good Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left If you're a total newbie to formal and even informal logic as it is taught in academia, this books is a great intro. I do find that things very much started to make sense after I re read the book with some fresh arguments in my mind. It really helps to also try to Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left

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