Com 211: Argumentation and Advocacy Spring 2008 Dr. Craig Allen Smith Office: Winston Hall 229 E-mail: [email protected] Cell Phone: (919) 280-3583 Class hours: M&W 1:30-2:45 Office hours: M&W 3:00-4:20 and by appointment
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1. Rashad won the debate 8-7. I think we both made some good arguments and it was
definitely a close and contested debate. There was another group that had a similar debate
as us regarding free speech zones at NC State and t
Final Examination Fall
There are four short-answer questions on this exam. Each question is valued
at 25 points. Please read the questions thoroughly and answer each part.
Partial or incomplete answers will receive no credit.
Please type your respons
Decision-making is a thoughtful process of choosing among a variety of options for
acting or thinking. We all make decisions every day.
Critical Thinking- The ability to analyze, criticize, and advocate ideas; to reason
inductively and deductively; and t
Degree of cogency: The extent to which an argument is both sound and intellectually
compelling because it is well founded in fact, logic, or rationality
Certainty: Associated with absolute truth.
Often used as part of evidence and with reasoning are use
Syllogism: A systematic arrangement of arguments consisting of a major premise, a
minor premise, and a conclusion.
Categorical Syllogism: A syllogism in which the major premise is an unqualified
proposition. Characterized by words like all, every, each,
Doing this assignment was a lot of fun and helped me to better understand the
components of making an argument. It was also interesting and really helpful to learn how to do
proper research using the library databases. T
Dwyer, Johanna. "Defining Nutritious Breakfasts And Their Benefits." Journal Of The Academy
Of Nutrition And Dietetics 114.12 Suppl (2014): S5-S7. MEDLINE. Web. 22 Sept. 2015.
COM 211- Final Exam
1. The harm issue addresses existing evil in our world (according to the textbook). In this case,
the harm would be that desalination plants contribute to global warming, which has caused the
temperature along the Atlantic
Issue Debate (Negative)
In a country where political correctness is becoming rampant and overemphasized, it can be hard to find a
place to verbally express your views in public without being censored.
My opponent would argue t
Examiner: Anna Hardison
The little girl go/ed to their house.
She tried Mama Bear/'s.
And it was too cold [F].
The little bear like/s h
I sit in front of a white marble slab, turf grass shakes around me like an ocean ripple that doesn't seem to stop. American flags line up and down a vast valley of white. The weather is beautiful, there isn't a cloud in the sky and you hear the birds
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