Argument Evaluation

Argument Evaluation - 1. Assignment: Argument Evaluation...

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1. Assignment: Argument Evaluation Identify at least two arguments in the article. Outline the premises and conclusions of each argument you find. Then, answer the following questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answers. o Do the premises sufficiently support the conclusions? o Are the arguments either deductively valid or inductively strong, or are they invalid or weak? o Are the premises true or plausibly true, or are they difficult to prove? Note that you may choose to evaluate invalid or weak arguments, but you must describe how they are invalid or weak. The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, produced a response among American officials, the media, and the public that is probably matched only by the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 . Since it is the very nature of terrorism not only to cause immediate damage but also to strike fear in the hearts of the population under attack, one might say that the terrorists were extraordinarily successful, not just as a result of their own efforts but also in consequence
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2010 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Lind during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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