Argument Evaluation

Argument Evaluation - from car accidents occurred from the...

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After reading the article Controlling Irrational Fears After 9/11 I was able to identify two good arguments. One of the arguments that I was able to identify was “But then consider the fact that, every month during 2001 more Americans were killed in automobile crashes than were killed on 9/11 (and it has continued every month since as well). conclusion. Since the victims of car accidents come from every geographical area and every social stratum, one can say that those deaths are even “closer to home” than the deaths that occurred in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.” premises. I don‘t believe the premises supports the conclusion because it gives no numbers of how many deaths but explains the reactions of the victims families. I believe that this argument is inductively strong, the reason why I say this is anyone can look up how many deaths
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Unformatted text preview: from car accidents occurred from the start of 2001 to the present day and the numbers may be higher that the deaths that occurred on 9/11. Because the numbers may not be higher is some months I believe that this argument is plausibly true. The next argument that I identified was There are several reasons why one might say that a huge reaction to the 9/11 attacks was justified. conclusion. The first is simply the large number of lives that were lost. premises. I believe that the premises supports the conclusion because as we all know the attacks that happen on 9/11 took a lot of Americans lives. I believe that the are deductively valid and there is now way for this to be false. The premises is true because of the large number of lives that was lost Americans wanted retaliation against its attackers....
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