Identify at least two arguments in the article. Outline the premises and conclusions of each argument you find. Then, answer the following questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answers. o Do the premises sufficiently
Answer the following in regard to the video ad on one of the links above in a 100- to 200word response: o Does the ad make a claim? o What fear or desire does the ad play into? o Does it target an existing fear or desire or does it try to create a new fe
Think back to a situation in your life where you took a position on an issue. State the issue, the position you took, and what considerations were relevant to the issue that helped you determine your position.
I t was hard to me to decide to wri te about
o What claims are being made? o Do the claims conflict with your personal observations? o What background information do you have about the claims? o What is the expertise of the author, if any? o Is the author biased and untrustworthy, or unbiased and tr
2. Letter to the editor: Andrea Keenes selective morality is once again showing through in her July 15 letter. This time she expresses her abhorrence of abortion. But how we see only what we choose to see! I wonder if any of the anti-abortionists have con
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Appendix C Categorizing Fallacies
Categorize each fallacy statement by copying and pasting it into the text box adjacent to its matching fallacy type.
Fallacy Type Ad hominem/genetic
Fallacy Statement 7. I dont car
Listen to the NPR Podcast or read the article located on the Materials tab of your student web page for Week One. t Consider the issues raised by the question, Should the U.S. continue to use capital punishment? t Post a 350- to 700-word response in which
Business reading is reports, memos and articles. My aunt is a university professor and she writes articles for journals. She is smart and a better writer than my uncle who is a businessman. So critical writers are better than business writers. But critica
Post your response to the following: Of the two arguments provided in the digital story, which is valid and which is sound? When you are building an argument for an issue that is significant to you, do you think it is more important to be valid or sound?
Due Date: Day 4 [Main forum] Resource: Ch. 7 (pp. 219226) of Critical Thinking Imagine your child is trying to prove that she did not steal chocolate chip cookies from the cookie jar, so she makes this argument: There are no chocolate stains on my hands,
How does critical thinking affect you as a reader and Writer? How can thinking critically improve your writing?
There are many ways that critical thinking affects me as both a reader and a writer. As a reader I can look at statements that the writer makes
Why does the example affect you, and what is the statements persuasive motive? Comment on the examples provided by your classmates by stating whether and why their examples affect you. Open this envelope and youll get a check for three million dollars, if
Post your response to the following: State your stance on the Terri Schiavo case, and identify the moral value judgment that influenced you to choose your stance.
My stance on the case is that Terry Schiavo should have been taken off the feeding tube many
Post your response to the following: How can a person distinguish between the prejudicial and nonprejudicial use of rhetorical devices? Provide an example of each and comment on the examples posted by your classmates. We can distinguish between the prejud