1. Reject due to background info, I know that bending spoons with your mind is impossible
2. Reject due to background info, I know that the oldest person in the world is not even 150
3. Proportion t
10 examples of Rhetorical Moves
1. A. All Indians are dirty. You must be dirty since you are Indian. Sorry, but I do not want to
go on a date with you since you are dirty.
B. I heard this from the girl I asked t
PHILOSOPHY EXERCISES 1.5 1.6 2.4 3.3
1. Premise one: Studies have shown that countries who have more family values do better in
Premise two: Scientists have proven that the countries with higher family values get along better
Jack Higgins followed the instructions and had good responses for the questions.
1). I like how you used the word up to, a good weasel indicator.
2). I dont think this is a weasel word. Maybe if it said she lost up to 47 lbs.
3). Good, I like
Finding out the Truth James W. Lamb
Suppose you want to find out the truth about some matter. Any matter. Is Matt running a fever? Are there black swans? What caused the dinosaurs to disappear? Is there a greatest prime number? Does God exist? Does t
Making Decisions James W. Lamb
Two kinds of issues confront human beings: questions and problems. Questions are about the way things are, demand answers, and call for belief. Problems are about the way things ought to be, demand solutions, and call f
Basic Probability Theory James W. Lamb
Probability plays an essential role in finding out the truth, hypotheses being more or less probable given the evidence. Probability also plays a central role in making decisions, the likelihood of the consequen
Basic Modes of Argument
Mode of Argument
Nature of Support
Negation of conclusion contradicts premises
Arnold Schwarzenegger is not a natural born citizen of the United States. Only naturally born citize
Evaluating Arguments James W. Lamb
Suppose you're brought up believing in creationism, the belief that God created human beings and other species. You go off to college and take a course in Biology. But the instructor, seemingly intelligent and knowl
Class For each of the sentences below indicate in which sense the specified word is used: Any Any person caught shoplifting will be prosecuted to the maximum extent of the law. Do you have any change? He doesn't need any help. I'll bet you any amount