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Unformatted text preview: get hurt if you do that. So, don't do that!' contains the implied second premise, 'And, you don't want to get hurt.', also, e.g. 'You could get hurt if you do that. And, you don't want to get hurt." contains the implied conclusion, 'So don't do that!' 3 CORRECT When evaluating an argument with unstated premises, which of the following is the most appropriate tactic? A) Find a claim that would make the argument invalid or weak and evaluate the argument as if this claim had been included. B) Don't add anything. If the arguer had wanted a claim to be included, they would have included it. Evaluate the argument as it stands. C) Find a claim that would make the argument valid or strong and evaluate the argument as if this claim had been included. Feedback: Since communication is often so difficult between people, it's good to use the 'principle of charity'--give the argument the best 'read'....
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