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1. Which are the two main approaches for assessing arguments? Describe them briefly. (=2/20) • The fallacies approach. It consists in identifying the fallacies that an argument makes. If it commits none, it would be a good argument. • The criterial approach. It appeals to criteria or standards that a good argument must satisfy.
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2. Name four of the seven rules to be followed to assess and argument. (=2/20) - Identify the main conclusion - Identify the premises - Identify the structure of the argument - Check the acceptability of the premises - Check the relevance of the premises - Check the adequacy of the premises - Look for counter-arguments
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Which of the following are empirical claims? (=2/20) a. Paula won the prize last year for the best student in the school b. Three out of four people make up 75 per cent of the population c. Notre Dame in Paris is one of the great architectural achievements of Western civilization d. McCain won the last presidential election a. d.
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