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How to Build a Better Argument

December 21, 2018

Sinott-Armstrong gives tips for civil disagreement during uncivil times

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It's possible, if sometimes tough, to disagree civilly and persuasively. DIBS Faculty Network Member & philosopher Walter Sinott-Armstrong tells us how.

During the holidays, families often come together to share a meal. For many of us, it's a pleasant opportunity for good food and fellowship. For others, it means talking with family and friends whose political (and other) beliefs are very different from your own. In this piece, DIBS Faculty Network Member Walter Sinnott-Armstrong offers tips to keep the conversation civil. Click HERE to read what he's written.

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