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Unformatted text preview: P3 P6+P7 C MC 4. Refuting arguments for the opposing position. P1: Marijuana does not pose substantial health risks. P2: Marijuana does not have a gateway effect. P3: Marijuana is not addictive. P4: If there is no reason not to legalize marijuana, we should legalize it. C: We should legalize marijuana. P5 P7 P9 P6 P8 P10 P1 + P2 + P3 + P4 MC 5. Some combination of the above. P1 P3 P5 P2 P4 P6 P7 + P8 MC How to construct an argument map: 1. Find the main conclusion of the argument. 2. Find the premises that directly support the main conclusion. 3. Find the premises that support these premises. 4. Determine the argument strategy. 5. Supply implied premises. 6. See if you’ve overlooked anything and, if so, try to fit it in. 7. Revise your map for clarity and neatness....
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- Spring '11
- Argument map, Stephen Toulmin, AirTrain Newark, p2 p3 p4