CRT205 Quiz week7 - choice (a.k.a. unstated premise),...

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CRT205 Quiz User 9027779720 First Name BONNIE Last Name WOODAL Confirmation # 10228043 Score 9 Total Questions: 10 Total Correct 9 Start: 8/7/2009 9:24:52 PM End: 8/7/2009 9:42:32 PM Here is some additional information on items you missed: Topic: Recognize assumptions   Choosing among unstated premises to try to make an argument valid or strong can be the best way to recognize which assumptions are missing. The text states, “When a premise is unstated, try to supply a reasonable assumption that would make the argument valid or strong” (p. 231). When you read each possible answer
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Unformatted text preview: choice (a.k.a. unstated premise), consider which are irrelevant to the information at hand and which are plausible. Ask, Is there a reasonable assumption I could make that would make this argument valid [or strong]? (Moore & Parker, 2007, pp. 224-225). This process will help identify which answer choices (unstated premises) best fit the argument. See the Identifying Unstated Premises section of Chapter 7 for more information....
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