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Unformatted text preview: 2 Use steps 3-6 of the neutralizing a fallacy procedure as explain on page 48 of course kit. If you wish, you may omit step 3 (name the fallacy). Make sure you clearly indicate where in the text the fallacy is committed. Only mention fallacies that significantly weaken the argument. No nitpicking. 3 This part is only necessary if the author is making a conceptual argument, and if there are problems with his/her usage. Keep in mind that the concepts are part of the argument, so any criticisms you make about the concepts (vagueness, etc) are only relevant insofar as they weaken the argument. 4 This would include weaknesses in the argument that are not covered under the fallacies weve studied and problems stemming from failing to meet Johnsons three criteria for a good argument (acceptability, relevance, and sufficiency). For example: doubtful premises....
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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.
- Spring '11