PHIL 1-24-08

PHIL 1-24-08 - Phil 194 El Bai Co And 1-24-08 Anatomy of...

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Phil 194 El Bai Co And 1-24-08 Anatomy of argument Today we will shortly review chapter 2 works on being able to see these arguments purposes and whether they are good or bad arguments, understand the patterns and how to differ a good argument from a bad one. If then arguments or if you- 1meaning is A occurs then B will occur 2 A occurs 3 therefore B will occur -1 if you practice the skills of critical reasoning then you will do better on tests. -2you do practice the skills of critical reasoning -3therefore you will do better on tests Most exam information is from the book “because I can’t come up with anything” READ THE EXERCISES TO PREPARE FOR EXAMS//Even answers in the back of book to confirm you’re on the right course… Exercise 2.1 in refer to book for reference P25-26 Reference 1 1. Abortion involves the taking of human life. 2. Anything that involves the taking of human life raises serious moral questions. 3. Therefore, Abortion raises serious moral questions. Reference 3. If your mind were organized. Your desk would be organized. Your desk isn’t organized. It follows that your mind isn’t organized. 1. If your mind were organized your desk would be organized. 2. Your desk isn’t organized 3. Therefore your mind isn’t organized Reference 2-3 the abortion statements make sense by themselves however exercise 3 statements do not make sense alone.
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Reference 4. If a child formed a strong bond with the family that adopted her, then the biological parents should not reclaim her. Natalia has formed a strong bond with the family that adopted her. Hence , her biological parents should not reclaim her. 1. If a child has formed a strong bond with the family that adapted her, then the biological parents should not reclaim her. 2. Natalia has formed a strong bond with the family that adopted her. 3. Therefore Natalia’s Biological Parents should not reclaim her. Reference 5.
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course PHIL 194 taught by Professor Nuccetelli during the Spring '07 term at St. Cloud.

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PHIL 1-24-08 - Phil 194 El Bai Co And 1-24-08 Anatomy of...

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