Daniel H. Cohen:
For argument's sake

TEDxColbyCollege · 9:35 · Filmed Feb 2013

Why do we argue? 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