5.3 # 2-10 EVEN
2. Slippery slope
4. False dilemma
6. Hasty Generalization
8. No fallacies
10. False dilemma
5.4 choose 3
1. The federal budget deficit will destroy the economy because the
unemployment rate is high. (red herring)
Exercise 8.8 #1-10
1. Conclusion: something about the ward the patients stayed in caused the
prolonged illness. Joint method of agreement and difference. The argument is fairly strong.
2. Conclusion: research suggests that eating lo
Exercise 8.1 #1-11 Odd
1. Target group: People in the U.S. Sample: two-thirds adults in NYC and 70%
of adults in San Francisco. Relevant property: being pro-choice in the debate. This
argument is weak because it is not representativ
Exercise 4.3 #1-5
1. I would agree with this statement. The evidence that it gives the college a
better reputation would persuade me to reject the statement.
2. I would disagree with this statement. The evidence that it wouldnt make
4.2 1-20 Even
2. I would reject this claim because my background information gives me no
reason to accept the claim.
4. I would proportion this belief because it might be true, but he has no solid
evidence to support his claim.
Exercise 6.1 #1-7 odd
1. Conjunction; component statements: the democrats raised taxes, the
Republicans cut programs &
3. Conditional; component statements: the Yankees win, there are in the
Conditional; component s