Philosophy Paper 1

Philosophy Paper 1 - Laura Houd Mack Eason Critical...

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Laura Houd Mack Eason Critical Thinking Assignment Focusing on the readings “Ethics of Beliefs” by Clifford and “Emory Study Lights Up the Political Brain” by the Science Daily, there are valid fallacy comparisons in the two articles I found. An article about George Bush and John Kerry’s 2004 election shows false dichotomy and an article about the tobacco industry shows straw man. In “Ethics and Beliefs” by Clifford, a story is told about a man who takes a ship out to see without making sure that the ship was stable and safe for its passengers. He was overly confident in his believe that the ship would make it safely and ended up killing the passengers when the boat sank. He had an unjustified belief that the ship would make it and it turned out otherwise. In the Article “The Anti-Tobacco Crusade: ‘Addiction’ vs. Personal Responsibility” by Joseph Kellard, the tobacco companies had an extremely unjustified belief about the effects of their products. The Anti-tobacco
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2008 for the course PHIL 1000 taught by Professor Heathwood, during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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