Appendix E crt 205 - Axia College Material Appendix E...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Critical Analysis Forms Fill out one form for each source. Source 1 Title and Citation: Abortion is a woman's right, Rights, Center for Reproductive. "Abortion Is a Woman's Right." At Issue: The Ethics of Abortion . Ed. Christine Watkins. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2005. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center . Gale. Apollo Library-Univ of Phoenix. 17 Jan. 2010 <http://find.galegroup.com.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/ovrc/infomark.do? 1 Identify the principal issue presented by the source. The principal issue is stating that it is a woman's right to an abortion. 2 Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. I can detect a series amount of bias as the author of the article leans towards the women's rights. The author talks amiably about how women wanting abortion should get a great treatment, almost treating them in this position like gold. 3 Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. There is nothing vague about this article because everything is understandable and the author explains all the reasoning well. 4 Do you find the source credible? Explain your reasoning. I do find the source credible because the author shows a lot of facts and knows what he's talking about. 5 Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. The only thing rhetorically used in this article is the authority. The author is definitely an expert at what he does and he knows a lot 6 Identify and name any fallacies used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. Ad Hominem is present as the author talks about the what the Government has done to women in the past who have had abortions. CRT 205
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7 State one argument made by the author. Governments that prosecute and punish women who have had abortions penalize women for exercising their basic rights. 8 Identify the premises and conclusion of the argument. (Premise) Governments that prosecute and punish women who have abortions (Conclusion) penalize women for exercising their basic rights. 9 Is the author’s argument valid or invalid, sound or unsound, strong or weak? Explain how you determined this. This argument is indeed valid because premise is
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