Oral Communication3 - Assumption of uniformity : the belief...

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Oral Communication Argument : complete unit of proof including the data, reasoning process, and conclusion --- Arguments are things, whereas argumentation is the process of the things Three parts of an Argument Data: raw material for an argument Reasoning process (warrant): Means of interpreting the data Conclusion: Expresses specific interpretation of the data Stephen Toolman invented this model for good arguments
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Unformatted text preview: Assumption of uniformity : the belief that there is order and predictability in the universe --- This is necessary for making arguments in order to relate data to a conclusion, etc. Two types of data 1. Premises : Assumptions we accept without external support 2. Evidence : External source material that lends support to a conclusion...
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2011 for the course COMM 1000 taught by Professor Stevenson during the Winter '11 term at Wayne State University.

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