P + HP C j) It’s morally wrong to treat human beings as mere objects. So it is wrong to genetically engineer human beings. P= It’s morally wrong to treat human beings as mere objects. HP= Genetic engineering reduces human beings to mere objects. C= It is wrong to genetically engineer human beings P + HP C 2. The following excerpts are from different Internet discussions of the question whether humans are naturally meat eaters or vegetarian. Each passage can be interpreted as an argument with hidden components. Diagram the argument in each case. a) Our early ancestors from at least four million years ago were almost exclusively vegetarian. P= Our early ancestors were almost exclusively vegetarian. HP = Eating vegetarian food is natural. C= We are naturally vegetarians. P + HP C Major Exercise 6M 1. For each of the following passages, say whether it contains an argument. If it contains an argument, dress it with a diagram, adding hidden premises and conclusions as necessary. (Don’t assume that all passages are arguments or that all contain hidden components. Qualify your discussion of borderline cases.)
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