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We break down information on an issue and think on “how we know this information” and “why we believe it is true.” Part II Critical thinking makes scientific knowledge able to grow by showing people how to always think about the “whys” and “how” of an issue or topic. 1) My granny smoked cigarettes all her life and lived to a healthy, ripe old age. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ----------------- 2) Thus, everyone that smokes cigarettes all their lives will live to a healthy, ripe old age. 1) What is being claimed? - Everyone that smokes cigarettes all their lives will live to a healthy, ripe old age. 2) How good is the evidence? a) What is the evidence? My granny smoked cigarettes all her life and lived to a healthy, ripe old age.
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WEEK 1 ASSIGNMENT b) Assuming the evidence is true, how much support does this evidence provide for the conclusion? The premise does not support the conclusion because given the premise is true, the conclusion can still be false. This means there is not enough evidence to support that the conclusion is true. c) Is the evidence credible? The conclusion on this argument is not cogent, therefore the evidence that is stated in the conclusion is not credible.
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