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Unformatted text preview: a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 5. MC is acceptable ________. a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 6. According to the diagram, P1 is supposed to support C1. Is P1 relevant to C1? a) Yes. b) No. 7. According to the diagram, C1 is supposed to be supported by P1. Is P1 sufficient for C1? a) Yes. b) No. 8. According to the diagram, P2 is supposed to support C2. Is P2 relevant to C2? a) Yes. b) No. 9. According to the diagram, C2 is supposed to be supported by P2. Is P2 sufficient for C2? a) Yes. b) No. 10. According to the diagram, C1 and C2 are supposed to support MC. Are C1 and C2 relevant to MC? a) Yes. b) No. 11. According to the diagram, MC is supposed to be supported by C1 and C2. Are C1 and C2 sufficient for MC? a) Yes. b) No. Good Reasoning Matters! A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking , Fifth Edition © Oxford University Press Canada, 2012 Exercise 4 MC: Natural wood should always be left unpainted. P1: When I painted this wooden door, it looked worse. P2: Painted wood is generally less beautiful than unpainted. P3: Things should be more beautiful. C1: Natural wood should often be left unpainted. P1 P2 + P3 C1 MC 1. P1 is acceptable ________. a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 2. P2 is unacceptable because it ________. a) is inconsistent b) begs the question c) has problems with language d) None of the above is a reason for which P2 is unacceptable. 3. P3 is unacceptable because it ________. a) is inconsistent b) begs the question c) has problems with language d) None of the above is a reason for which P3 is unacceptable. 4. C1 is acceptable ________. a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 5. MC is acceptable ________. a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent Good Reasoning Matters! A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking , Fifth Edition © Oxford University Press Canada, 2012 d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 6. According to the diagram, P1 is supposed to support C1. Is P1 relevant to C1?...
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