Defending Claims

Defending Claims - society n Knowing audience values...

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 7/15/10 Click to edit Master subtitle style Fact Value Policy Defending Claims
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 7/15/10 Claims of Fact n A condition exists or does not exist n Something is true or false n Can verify/validate with factual evidence:  n statistics  n examples  n testimony n May need to limit the claim with  generally
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 7/15/10 Claims of Value n Right or wrong, good or bad n Matters of taste: art, music, beauty,  literature (Dead Poets Society example) n Morality: values based on religion, culture, 
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Unformatted text preview: society n Knowing audience values critical, assess warrants 7/15/10 Claims of Policy n Something should change, be done, exist 7/15/10 Fact, Value or Policy? n Pete Rose should be admitted to the Baseball Hall of Fame. n The United States was wrong to invade Iraq. n More Africans die of AIDS than any other people in the world. n We should take marriage more seriously....
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2010 for the course ENGL 015 taught by Professor Travers during the Spring '10 term at Peru State.

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