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Unformatted text preview: Lesson 8 Concept Check 1. Editorial cartoons are a potent weapon for driving home critical opinions on highly charged political, social, and moral issues. (See p. 238) a. True b. False 2. Debate is often undermined by emotional appeals and logical fallacies, which are errors in reasoning and inference. (See p. 241) 3. Argument ad hominem is referred to as argument against the man. This formal fallacy type includes name calling, glittering generalities and hasty generalization. (see pp. 241 - 242) Americans today have simply lost the work ethic. My brother-in-law would rather draw unemployment than get a job. This statement is an example of: (see pp. 241-242) 4. Faulty deduction occurs when the premises do not lead to a valid conclusion. Included in this category is guilt by association, bandwagon techniques, plain folks, and cross classification. category is guilt by association, bandwagon techniques, plain folks, and cross classification....
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This note was uploaded on 07/28/2011 for the course CRE 101 taught by Professor Barbaragaston during the Summer '11 term at Rio Salado.
- Summer '11