Argument Ninja: Critical Thinking as a Martial Art
By Kevin deLaplante | Philosopher and Critical Thinking Educator
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The Argument Ninja podcast is dedicated to helping you improve your skills at rational persuasion. Let philosopher Kevin deLaplante introduce you to a unique approach to critical thinking, inspired by martial arts training principles, that combines logic and argumentation with the latest research on the psychology of persuasion and belief.
||Clean023 - The Argument Ninja Difference||What makes the Argument Ninja Academy unique||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022 - Thinking Clearly About Critical Thinking: Interview with Kevin deLaplante||For this episode I’m going to share an interview I did for Thinking Clearly, a radio show about critical thinking hosted by Bob Froelich and Julia Minton. On this live broadcast I answered questions about - my particular take on what critical...||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021 - What if Sam Harris and Scott Adams Had a Baby?||I want the super-powered love child of Sam Harris and Scott Adams!||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020 - Critical Thinking in China||Critical Thinking in China||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019 – Understanding Your Divided Mind: Kahneman, Haidt and Greene||Argument Ninjas need to acquire a basic understanding of the psychology of human reasoning. This is essential for improving the quality of our own reasoning, and for mastering skills in communication and persuasion.||5/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018 - Why We Need the Argument Ninja Academy (Interview)||I hope you enjoy this interview I did with Jason Vidaurri over at the StoryHinge podcast.||5/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017 - White Belt Curriculum (Part 2) - The Tao of Socrates||In episode 017 I give an update on what's new at the Argument Ninja website (argumentninja.com), and I complete the overview of the white belt curriculum for the Argument Ninja Academy program.||4/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016 - White Belt Curriculum (Part 1)||In this episode I give an overview of the learning mod...||2/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015 - The White Belt Experience||In this episode I explore learning and teaching techniques in the martial arts, from the perspective of the beginning student and from the perspective of the experienced instructor. I extract a number of important training principles from this exercise||1/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014 - Curiosity and Critical Thinking||Curiosity and Critical Thinking||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013 - Avatars for Critical Thinking (Brainstorming the Argument Ninja Academy)||013 - Avatars for Critical Thinking (Brainstorming the Argument Ninja Academy)||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012 - Trump, Persuasion and Hypnosis||Trump, Persuasion and Hypnosis||11/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011 - Help Me Build a Candle in the Darkness||Help Me Build a Candle in the Darkness||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010 - How to Build an Argument Matrix||How to build an Argument Matrix.||10/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 - The Argument Matrix (or, How to Know What You're Talking About)||The Argument Matrix (or How to Know What You're Talking About)||10/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 - Mixed Martial Arts for Argument Ninjas||Mixed Martial Arts for Argument Ninjas||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 - When Rational Debate is Impossible||When is it worth your time to try to have a rational conversation with someone?||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 - Defense Against the Dark Arts II - Seduce and Destroy||We look at persuasion through the eyes of seduction experts and the pickup artist community.||8/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 - Defense Against the Dark Arts - Part I||Defense Against the Dark Arts - Part I||8/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 - The Classroom is My Dojo||The Classroom is My Dojo||8/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 - How to Make People Like You||How to Make People Like You||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 - Why Rational Persuasion is a Martial Art||Why Rational Persuasion is a Martial Art||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 - Welcome and Introduction to the Show||Welcome and Introduction to the Show||7/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
20 minutes is sufficient
Too many interests and hour long podcasts mean I can never listen to them all.
I started listening to his classes on Udemy, which led me to criticalthinkeracademy. Now, I'm excited to keep listening to more stuff. I find these topics enthralling.
I am very interested in this subject right now. And I'm about half way through the Critical Thinking Academy course on Udemy right now. This is an excellent supplement....and I find the premise of using this podcast as a way to help you clarify your thoughts fascinating and brilliant.