Week 5 CheckPoint Identifying Fallacies

Week 5 CheckPoint Identifying Fallacies - Identifying...

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Identifying Fallacies 2. Ad Hominem - In question number 2 the North State Record obviously strikes Andrea Keene’s outlook from the beginning. This happens when they take her work and change it to a phrase without properly referencing to her work. Straw Man - Also in question 2 the North State Record attempts to stray from the subject by adding their own thoughts in the form of questions and using the questions to harm her reputation. 3. Poisoning the well – In question number 3 the writer cites problems with the logic of the person who wrote the letter. Misplacing Burden of Proof - Also in question 3 the person who wrote the letter tries to change the claim of being a window with her own views of this matter. 5. Ad hominem – In question number 5 the writer acts as if the joggers and bicyclists are the reason the park closed and as if they have any say in the matter. The writer is also sarcastic by attacking them with personal stuff. Straw Man
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course COM 150 AAFO0NVE53 taught by Professor Tommymartin during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Week 5 CheckPoint Identifying Fallacies - Identifying...

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