Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Arguments, part of Foundations of UX: Logic and Content.
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…Statements and universality really come into…play when you start creating arguments.…An argument is not what we associate with the…word in everyday life, a back-and-forth exchange of opinions.…But instead, an argument is a presentation of a…series of premises or statements that together form a conclusion.…In its simplest form, the logical argument takes this shape.…All cupcakes are baked goods. This dessert is a cupcake.…Therefore, this dessert is a baked good.…
Through logic, we can use two or more statements to create a new statement.…Whether the new statement is true or false,…depends on whether the premise statements are true.…And whether the structure of our argument is logically valid.…This is a classic argument known as a syllogism.…It has a mathematical structure that looks like this.…All A are B.…C is an A.…Therefore, C is a B.…Knowing this, we can start judging the validity of arguments.…
All cupcakes are baked goods. This dessert is a cupcake.…Therefore, this dessert is a baked good. This is a true statement or logical…
The core idea of logic is to create a system in which communication is clear, precise, and unambiguous, which is (or at least should be) the goal of any website or other communication.
- How humans communicate
- Comparing human and computer communication
- Speaking logically
- Using logical arguments
- Understanding the limits of computer logic
- Formatting information for humans
- Communicating with logic