I was very privileged to be ask to chair the European Speechwriter Network conference which took place at The Queen’s College, Oxford earlier this year. Here is a short video with some highlights…
Here is my TEDxCambridgeUniversity Talk ‘Defence Against the Dark Arts’ in which I explore the impact and influence of rhetoric in the modern world.
Last week Cambridge hosted what was the largest gathering of speechwriters Europe has ever seen. Traveling from all over world speechwriters came to King’s College for a two and a half day conference which was organised by the European Speechwriter Network.
As well as attracting the largest number of delegates the conference also attracted the best line up of speakers I’ve ever seen at such a gathering. On the first day delegates could choose from one of three day long training workshops. Continue reading “A write up of what went down at ESN Cambridge”
In Logic Part 1 I wrote about the use of basic Aristotelian syllogisms and their fallacies. I am now going to talk about propositional hypothetical logic. Sounds scary, right? Don’t worry! As with the basic syllogisms, it’s also pretty easy!
Propositional hypothetical logic
This is it…
If P, then Q
There you have it! If P, then Q, easy-peasy! ‘If P, then Q’ is called a hypothetical proposition.
Continue reading “Logic Part 2: Modus ponens, modus tollens and Chuck Norris”