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The two argument types that I chose are Rogerian and Toulmin, mostly because those two seem to contrast one another the most. The Rogerian Model was created by the psychologist Carl Rogers in the 1900’s. He believed that the correct way to solve issues is in a non-confrontational, friendly approach. This was well shown in the article the textbook used, “The Unnatureal Ashley Treatment Can Be Right for Profoundly Disabled Children”. It was a non-attacking based argument that showed both sides to come to a conclusion, but still argued the point that the treatment is right. While reading this, without having any prior knowledge of this topic, I found myself agreeing more and more with it, and I believe that’s because of the way the author uses common ground to convince the reader of his point of view. The Toulmin model is quite different from the Rogerian model. The importance is focused mainly on three main points: the claim, the support, and the warrant. The claim includes claim of fact, value and policy. Claim of fact is a statement that is supported by evidence. A claim of value is different in the way that it is more of an opinion, saying one thing is bad or good with evidence to back it up. A claim of
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