Debate 27 covers Dr. Chris J. Dolans affirmative position and Dr. David Leals
opposing position on possible restrictions on immigration needed for national
security. Dr. Dolan believes that restrictions are needed to ensure national
security due to three
Law Assignment 3
Arguments have a very negative connotation however arguments can be very beneficial to our
relationships with others. It helps us express ourselves and get our points across to each other.
But for arguments to be beneficial there are seve
I think that there is a very fine line between manipulation and argumentation.
Manipulation begins when one starts to twist the information on the topic to seem to be
in their favor and takes away their opponents ability to either agree or disagree with t
For this discussion, we shall use the Proposition from Debate 16: Strong moral character is essential for
a president to be successful.
For your original discussion submission, share with us how that process went for you. What surprises did
Emotional appeals resonate with audiences because they are able to make personal
connections and relate to the topic of the debate. Emotional appeals call for a sudden
reaction that often activates a certain part of the brain which makes the audience feel
Midterm Study Guide
Chapter 2 Elements of Arguments
Identify the conclusions in the following arguments. Identify the reasons given for the conclusion as
either evidence or connectives or both.
1. Over half of the gun violence in the United States is comm
September 15, 2016
1. Claim: Religion is something we came up with thousands of years ago when we
didnt know science existed.
Data: We barely discovered in 1610 that we lived in the Milky Way Galaxy.
September 1st, 2016
Chapter 1 Exercise C: for each of the facts below, please state a conclusion that could be drawn from that
fact and a value which might cause someone to draw that conclusion.
1.The National Cancer
September 25, 2016
The following arguments all appeal to evidence as their reasons to accept their claims. Please identify
any general tests of evidence that the reasons fail to pass.
1. Peyton Manning is t
October 20, 2016
Analogies and Examples
Former Governor Jesse Ventura states his argument in a very precise, relatable way by
using an analogy. The argument sought out in this video circulates the idea of legalizing
September 8, 2016
Thank You For Smoking is a film based off an argument about tobacco. Tobacco is
obviously awful for humans but this film depicts further than the predictable debate that smoking
causes cancer. Instea
Exercise 5 Conditional and Enumeration Arguments
Conditional Arguments: for each of the following conditional arguments, please identify whether the
argument is valid or invalid.
1. The Golden Dawn Party will win a majority in the next parliamentary elect
A fallacy is a misleading or mistaken belief that may be based on an unsound argument.
Fallacies are one of the most common elements mistakenly used in arguments and are
often used as a short-cut in an argument. Two fallacies that are most commonly
Contrary to popular belief sites like Wikipedia or Answers.com are not places to go to find
nonbiased information because websites like these allow for the audience to edit the
information compromising the credibility of the site. Luckily for Arizona Stat