Phil 110 Compound Argument

Phil 110 Compound Argument - CS: 4P1: All drugs are...

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Professor Anderson 3 / 14 / 07 The Legalization of Marijuana All types of therapeutic treatment are medically beneficial. Our society considers all drugs to be therapeutic treatment, making all drugs medically beneficial. This being so, marijuana is also considered a drug, making all forms of it medically beneficial as well. As such, marijuana must be used as a reliever of medical problems. Anything considered a medical problem reliever, like marijuana, can be used as a medical treatment. As medical treatments are beneficial to society, this leads us to making the case that marijuana is beneficial to society. Anything that is positively affecting society should undoubtedly be legalized. Therefore, drugs like marijuana should be legalized. CS: 5P1: All types of therapeutic treatment are medically beneficial. 5P2: All drugs are considered therapeutic treatments. 5C (4P1): Therefore, all drugs are considered medically beneficial.
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Unformatted text preview: CS: 4P1: All drugs are medically beneficial. 4P2: All forms of marijuana are drugs. 4C (3P2): Therefore all forms of marijuana are beneficial medically. MP: 3P1: If there are forms of marijuana that are medically beneficial, then they are used as a relievers of medical problems. 3P2: Marijuana is medically beneficial. 3C (2P1): Therefore, marijuana a reliever of medical problems. CA: 2P1: If marijuana is medical problem reliever then it is used as a medical treatment. 2P2: If something is considered a medical treatment, then it has a positive effect on society. 2C (1P2): Therefore, if marijuana is medically problem reliever, then it is positively affecting society. CS: 1P1:All things that are positively affecting society should be legalized. 1P2: Some drugs like marijuana are positively affecting society. 1C: Therefore, some drugs like marijuana should be legalized....
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This note was uploaded on 08/14/2008 for the course PHIL 110 taught by Professor Anderson during the Spring '08 term at San Diego State.

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Phil 110 Compound Argument - CS: 4P1: All drugs are...

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