Type of bad arguments: Fallacies of Insufficient Evidence Slippery slope
The bad argument depicted in this advertisement is none other than slippery slope. It occurs
when an arguer claims, without sufficient evid
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FHHM1012 CRITICAL THINKING - ACADEMIC YEAR 201205
ASSIGNMENT 1 (REFLECTIVE JOURNAL: CASE 1)
1.0 Critical Thinking Journal: Total marks: 15m
This is the first part of your coursework. It is
Induction and Causal Arguments
Humans are a curious life form. Our very nature drives us to search for knowledge. One of the
most basic, most common, and most important kinds of knowledge we seek is knowledge of
cause and effect. Why didn't my alarm clock
FHHM1012 CRITICAL THINKING
At a picnic, Mike went to get soft drinks for Amy, Brian, Lisa and Bill, as well as for
himself. He brought back iced tea, grape juice, Diet Coke, Pepsi and 7-Up.
Mike does not like carbonated drinks.
Amy would dr
READING TEXT 1 (LECTURE 4)
Tuesday June 8, 2010
No excuse to send parents to old folks home, says Chan
Story and photo by STEPHEN THEN
THERE is no excuse to abandon aged parents, not even poverty, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan
Common Patterns of Deductive Reasoning
A syllogism is simply a three-line argument, that is, an argument that consists of exactly two
premises and a conclusion. A hypothetical syllogism is a syllogism that contains at least one
FHHM1012 CRITICAL THINKING
In groups, discuss the following questions.
1.0 Determine which of the following contain arguments and which do not. Identify
the premise(s) and conclusion in the arguments.
Im sure he is home because his
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Should Blood Donation be made Compulsory
In the present day, the issue of blood donation has again come to front burner,
even as the act of donating blood to save life is now becoming controversial. I totally
disagree that blood donation should be made co
The Disadvantages of Consuming Fast Food
In the busy of modern times, people have no time to prepare nutritious food .They ought
to spend most of the time at workplaces. Thus, people tend to choose fast food over proper meal
because of time efficiency. So
Type of bad arguments: Fallacies of
Insufficient Evidence Slippery slope
Bad Argument, Why ?
Starts off with a relevant cut scene, a very convincing one that is.
But theres a catch (sometimes eyes can be deceiving)
As the scenario changes f
Spending on Discount Goods
Discounted goods is a commodity which decreases price by entrepreneur in
order to get more profit. Most consumers purchase discounted goods because the price
is lower than market price. Therefore, entrepreneurs make use of this
AI to be or not to be
AI(Artificial Intelligence) can be a prodigious benefit to society or as an alternate
technology amalgamating the world as machines become further autonomous and
inadequately contingent on human handlers
In medical field , AI can aid
Type of bad arguments: Fallacies of Insufficient Evidence Weak Analogy
The bad argument shown in this advertisement is undeniably weak analogy. It occurs when an
arguer compares two things that are similar in some ways and assuming they are also similar i
Truth Claims-when is an argument a good one?
(Baasham: Chap 3: Inductive Arguments
(Baasham: Chap 8: Refuting arguments
Common Patterns of Inductive