ch7 - ch7 Student 1 Identify any fallacies in the following...

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ch7 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Identify any fallacies in the following passage either by naming them or, where they seem not to conform to any of the patterns described in the text, by giving a brief explanation of why the fallacious reasoning is irrelevant to the point at issue. It's clear enough to me that Senator John McCain would have made a great president. Look, it isn't often that we get a chance to elect a guy who's a war hero, a prisoner of war in an enemy prison camp, and we ought to have done it when we had the chance. 2. Identify any fallacies in the following passage either by naming them or, where they seem not to conform to any of the patterns described in the text, by giving a brief explanation of why the fallacious reasoning is irrelevant to the point at issue. I know it probably puts me in the unfashionable minority these days, but I really don't think much of Hank Williams's music. Ever since I learned that he drank a lot and took drugs, I've felt that way. 3. Identify any fallacies in the following passage either by naming them or, where they seem not to conform to any of the patterns described in the text, by giving a brief explanation of why the fallacious reasoning is irrelevant to the point at issue. In response to the woman who felt that Chicago Honeybear cheerleaders were being exploited by men who viewed the Honeybears as sex objects, Chicago Tribune columnist Mike Royko devoted a column to the subject, suggesting that such women are hypocrites. The most sexually motivated of all sports fans, he said, are females, who gather in front of the TV screen solely to gawk at the muscular thighs and lean hips of the "hunks."
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4. Identify any fallacies in the following passage either by naming them or, where they seem not to conform to any of the patterns described in the text, by giving a brief explanation of why the fallacious reasoning is irrelevant to the point at issue. Toads do too cause warts. People have known that for centuries. 5. Identify any fallacies in the following passage either by naming them or, where they seem not to conform to any of the patterns described in the text, by giving a brief explanation of why the fallacious reasoning is irrelevant to the point at issue. "Because of [Abraham] Lincoln's policies the cemeteries of the nation were sown with 600,000 premature bodies, long turned to dust now, but in their time just as open to the promise of life as any young draft dodger of the 1960s." —From Tom Landess, "The Dark Side of Abraham Lincoln," The Southern Partisan 6. Identify any fallacies in the following passage either by naming them or, where they seem not to conform to any of the patterns described in the text, by giving a brief explanation of why the fallacious reasoning is irrelevant to the point at issue. Revenge of the Nerds
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course PHIL 233 taught by Professor Linker during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan-Dearborn.

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ch7 - ch7 Student 1 Identify any fallacies in the following...

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