38. The argument below is an example of what kind of reasoning? a. sign b. cause to effect c. principle d. generalization e. parallel caseClaim: The president of the United States is doing a great job.Grounds: The economy is the best it has been in several years.Warrant: When the economy is good, it indicates the president is doing a great job. 39. Assume an advocate is outlining in a problem to solution speech that secondhand smoking is a serious problem in our communities. She advocateshaving smoking banned everywhere, in all public spaces, but she acknowledges smokers would be opposed. What is the attitudinal inherency for this proposition? 40. Which of the above arguments describes “structural inherency?”*** 3 points***EXTRA CREDIT 1.Identify the warrant in this sample argument: “The Good Doctor isthe best new show on television. It finished first in the Nielsen ratings this week.” __________________________________________________________ 2.What kind of fallacy is this? TV or movie spinoffs are based on the
think of Star Wars or TV shows like “Friends,” that the spinoff willbe successful. Producers who argue for spinoffs of a successful movie or TV show may be committing the fallacy of: ______________________________________ 3.What kind of reasoning is being used here? (found on the opinion page of the LA Times). “If Trump appoints his pilot to lead the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), why not his chauffeur for Secretary of Transportation?” _______________________________________
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