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1Which of the following is an argument?I begin my day with a one-mile run, a shower, and a healthy breakfast.If I go to Washington D.C. next weekend, then I'll get you a souvenir.Not getting enough sleep on a regular basis is a problem for many adults.Janet studies every day and takes notes in class. She will probably do well in the classfor that reason.CONCEPT
Introduction to Arguments2Susan is studying the morality of taking terminally ill patients off life support.After thorough research and consideration of many different views, sheargues that doctors have a moral obligation to use whatever means areavailable to preserve a patient's life.Which step of philosophical inquiry has Susan done?Evaluate positionsAdvance a thesis and justificationSpecify your questionIdentify positions on the questionCONCEPTThe Philosophical Approach to Inquiry3The following statements are all part of one argument.Which one is the conclusion?
Jenny misses her mother.Jenny hasn't seen her mother in a month.A month is longer than a week.Children who haven't seen their mothers in more than a week miss their mothers.CONCEPTPremises and Conclusions4Jerome conducts a survey to see how many of his neighbors believe theyhave a moral duty to report suspicious activity to the police. He finds that 8in 10 believe they have such a duty.Which branch of ethics do the results of Jerome's survey represent?
Marcy disapproves of working on Sundays because she was taught it was a day of rest.CONCEPTEthical and Non-Ethical Topics6Judy owns a bookstore/cafe that has always done pretty well. However, anew competitor recently opened a block away, and Judy's business hasdecreased.Which of the following decisions would likely constitute animpermissible action on Judy's part?Judy invents a distasteful rumor about her competitor and tells it to her customers.Judy writes a letter to her competitors asking why they opened their store so close tohers.Judy buys stock in the competitor's business until she's the majority shareholder.Judy launches a marketing campaign focused on her business' benefit to the localcommunity.CONCEPTThe Evaluation of Actions7Which of the following is a philosophical question?On average, how many babies are born a day?

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