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For argument’s sake

TEDxColbyCollege · 9:35 · Filmed Feb 2013
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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. (Filmed at TEDxColbyCollege.)

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

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