Recipe for getting and/or keeping your head screwed on straight

Not for attribution

Try Peter Kreeft’s Socratic Logic, which offers “old logic,” as opposed to the now common symbolic, or “mathematical,” version.

The book, a textbook, is for do-it-yourselfers as well as students, says a seller, BooksRun.

It interprets ordinary language, analyzes and builds arguments, teases out hidden assumptions, makes “argument maps,” using the Socratic method in various circumstances.

I looked it up while reading Kreeft’s 2021 book of essays, How To Destroy Western Civilization and Other Ideas from the Cultural Abyss, (Ignatius Press), about which more later (I hope).

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