Daniel H. Cohen

For argument's sake

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TEDxColbyCollege
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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.

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

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