Issue analysis II overhead

Issue analysis II overhead - counter-arguments).- to answer...

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DEVELOPING CONSIDERATIONS INTO ARGUMENTS 1. Write out the consideration in full as a premise. 2. Write down the conclusion (the position it supports). 3. Supply any premises needed to make the conclusion follow. 4. If necessary, supply subordinate arguments. OBJECTIONS - the objections to an argument are the reasons and challenges that can be used to undermine and refute that argument. These include: 1. Objections to the argument itself. 2. Objections to the conclusion (also called
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Unformatted text preview: counter-arguments).- to answer an objection means to show that the objection does not succeed in refuting or weakening the argument as it is supposed to.- some ways to answer objections: 1. Show that the objection is flawed, e.g. contains a misconception. 2. Show that it is weak: it is true, but doesn’t make much difference. 3. Show that it doesn’t apply to the argument in question. 4. Modify the argument or position to take account of the objection....
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course MODR 1760 taught by Professor Camelacircelli during the Spring '11 term at York University.

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