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Unformatted text preview: o Answer you come up with just to have an answerusually not valid Definitions Assumptions (unexamined beliefs) Quality and representativeness of examples Reliability of evidence Multiple perspectives Consequences (of accepting text, going along with what someone else says) Soundness o Truth o Validity All Purdue professors are women. Josh Boyd is a Purdue professor Therefore Josh Boyd is a woman. Com 204 1-Sep-09 Argument is NOT sound. It is valid, but false. Needs to be both As we look at a variety of texts, write one critical question for each one; at the end of Thursdays class, you will choose your 2 best questions to turn in as a daily assignment...
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