8.31.07 Moral Arguments

8.31.07 Moral - Moral Arguments More argument practice What are moral arguments Some questions Arguments An argument has At least one premise(a

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Moral Arguments More argument practice What are moral arguments? Some questions
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Arguments An argument has: - At least one premise (a reason to believe the conclusion is true), and - A conclusion A Good Argument has: - All true (or plausible) premises, and - Premises must support the conclusion—give us reason to believe the conclusion is true
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I hereby leave my books, my computer, and my bottle cap collection to my cousin, because of all my relatives he is the one who has been kindest to me. Raspberry Surprise Ice Cream has big chunks of real fruit! What a combination! Rich ice cream with delicious fruit; it’s my all-time favorite ice cream. The team with the best pitching always wins the World Series. So the New York Mets will win the World Series, since the Mets have the best pitching.
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You guys charged too much for fixing my car. It only needed new spark plugs, which are fairly inexpensive and are easy to install. So I don’t think I should have to pay this outrageous repair bill. I am not paying that repair bill! I may have to hire a lawyer, I may have to call the state attorney general’s office, maybe my credit rating will be ruined, perhaps they’ll sue me. I don’t care what happens; I’m still not paying! Could you give me a ride to the airport? My plane leaves in 45 minutes, and my car has a flat tire and I can’t afford to take a cab.
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Randy Couture is the world heavyweight UFC champ. His record is 16-8. Anybody with that
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course PHI 2630 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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8.31.07 Moral - Moral Arguments More argument practice What are moral arguments Some questions Arguments An argument has At least one premise(a

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