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Lesson No. 2: Reasoning: Syllogistic Logic, Axioms, Fallacies, Paradoxes and Semantics

Evaluate the author’s use of reasoning [syllogistic logic (major premise, minor premise, conclusion), axioms, fallacies, paradoxes, semantics] in drawing a connection between [his/her] [claim] and the [textual evidence]. This is the section that will take more time and ask you to rely on previous knowledge. How familiar are you with logical arguments? In this lesson, […]

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Lesson No. 1: The Anatomy of the SAT Essay

Previously, we explored different notation approaches: underlining, circling and annotation notes. We also explored some testing tips from MIT. In this lesson, we are going to use what we learned to build a progressive strategy to (a) more quickly immerse yourself in the source content and (b) build thorough understanding of its main concepts.

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Lesson No. 1: Read the Newspaper!

The theory of mental self-government holds that styles of thinking can be understood in terms of constructs from our notions of government. On this view, the kinds of governments we have in the world are not merely coincidental, but rather are external reflections or mirrors of ways in which we can organize or govern ourselves. […]

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Lesson No. 6: Mind Styles

The theory of mental self-government holds that styles of thinking can be understood in terms of constructs from our notions of government. On this view, the kinds of governments we have in the world are not merely coincidental, but rather are external reflections or mirrors of ways in which we can organize or govern ourselves. […]

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