A x is as wrong as y b x is more wrong than y passage

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a) X is as wrong as Y b) X is more wrong than Y Passage 10 I think I should be allowed to stay out after 11. My friend Ignatius is allowed to. 1. The ________ scheme is present in the passage. a) slippery slope reasoning b) argument from analogy c) appeal to precedent d) two-wrongs reasoning e) two-wrongs by analogy 2. Considering the scheme involved and the premises it requires, the weakest point in the argument is ________. a) the premise that a wrong, X , is analogous to other wrongs ( Y , Z , W , …) that have been permitted b) the premise that fairness in the form of consistency is more important than preventing X c) the premise that there is no morally preferable way to respond to the situation 3. Considering the weakest point in the argument, the most effective way to argue against it would be to argue that ________. a) X is not analogous to other wrongs ( Y , Z , W …) b) the other wrongs have not been permitted Carefully read the following passage. It includes four of the five schemes discussed in this chapter. Determine where and how each is employed, then answer the following questions. It is strongly recommended that you at least dress the argument. You may also want to draw an argument diagram.
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