The STAR Criteria

Logos may seem like the most straightforward of the logical appeals, but recognizing such appeals is trickier than you might expect. Especially in the age of “alternative facts,” it is important that you be able to recognize valid logical and/or factual evidence. Use the STAR criteria to evaluate appeals to logos.

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Using the STAR criteria can quickly give you a sense of whether or not the content you are looking at is logically valid.


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