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employ more people in the economy and keep small
businesses functioning– but what about people living
on minimum wage? How do you think they feel? Is it
ethical for you to earn so much when they get so
little?” "So you think its okay to lay workers off? You
probably also think its okay to give negative
performance evaluations as well!”
performance Begging the Question
Begging An argument in which the conclusion is
assumed in the reasoning
assumed “Benefits for gay couples should not be allowed
because if there wasn’t anything wrong with them
they would already be getting those benefits, which
they “Of course total quality circles are good for business.
If they weren’t, how could they be so beneficial to so
many?” “I believe this consultant is worth her weight in gold.
The reason is simple: We’d not have hired her
otherwise.” Reject Arguments That…
Reject Attack a person
Use slippery slopes
Reflect a search for
Appeal to common
Appeal to questionable
Appeal to emotions Attack a straw man
Presents a faulty
Engage wishful thinking
Explain by naming
Divert attention from
Distract with glittering
Beg the question Inspired by and excerpts from Logical Fall...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course COHR 302 taught by Professor Sandrarobinson during the Fall '09 term at University of British Columbia.
- Fall '09