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Assignment 5 Dan Guerra Section: Monday Critical Thinking: The Art of Argument, Questions 3.2 D 1-10 (p. 96) 3.3 A 5-10 (p. 105) 3.4 C 5-12 (pp. 111-2) D. 1. Empirical. Would not make a good premise, because the sun is not 100 yards off. 2. Empirical / Testimonial. Would not make a good premise. It’s not possible 3.Definitional. Would make a good premise because it’s uncontroversial 4. Definitional. Would make a good premise because it’s uncontroversial 5. Empirical. Would make a good premise because it is backed by an expert 6. Empirical. Good premise showing that Basri is a knowledgeable astronomer. 7. Empirical. good premise, uncontroversial characteristics defining public-health disorder 8. Empirical. Poor premise. Does not back claim
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Unformatted text preview: 9. Empirical. Poor premise. Does not back claim 10. Empirical. Good premise, backs was information A. 5. No expert is cited. Does not pass true premise test 6. No expert is cited. Does pass true premise test 7. No expert is cited. Does pass true premise test 8. No expert is cited. Does pass true premise test 9. Expert: Bayer representative claiming that aspirin is affective against the common cold. Cannot make this claim because they are representing the company’s interests, and are biased. 10. Expert: Bourdieu claiming that school perpetuate inequality: Cannot use premise because it is a biased statement. C. 5. b 6. a 7. a 8. b 9. b 10. c 11. b 12. No, there will always be exceptions...
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