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Unformatted text preview: Warrant "Argumentative Situation" A problem or question Clash - there have to be multiple sides Entails risk - both conceptual Inference - a jump or leap that you take on the basis of data or support for an argument Makes a connection between the elements of an argument Types of inferences o From examples Works inductively -- take an example or set of examples to make a case May only be a singular representative or may be induction based on a set of representatives o From cause o From analogy o From authority - 4 out of 5 dentists agree COUNTERARGUMENTS Pick out and refute common objections: it controls the conversation, and it demonstrates that you hae thought through the argument (boosts your ethos) Three steps: frame the argument in favorable term, unpack its logic, make your rebuttal...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course COMM 113 taught by Professor Montomerie during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08