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  • Argument

    In academic writing‚ an argument is usually a main idea‚ often called a “claim” or “thesis statement‚” backed up with evidence that supports the idea. In most college papers‚ one needs to make some sort of claim and use evidence to support it. One’s ability to do this will separate a good paper from other papers. We use argument in everyday life to convince somebody of my ideas or opinion‚ convince our teachers we deserve a better grade. A better argument is accomplished if no emotion is involved

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  • Argument Vs Counter Argument

    dictionary‚ the word "argument" means "A statement or series of statements for or against something‚" or "A discussion in which people express different opinions about something‚" or "An angry disagreement." I completely agree with these definitions‚ except there is more to the word that may be very hard to explain. the word argument is an abstract word‚ meaning it is an intangible thing. No one can hear‚ see‚ touch‚ smell and‚ or taste an argument‚ However‚ when people hear the word argument or experience

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  • Consensual Argument

    think of when you encountered the word argument as you began to read this chapter? What do you think now? When I first encountered the word argument‚ I thought of it as being an argument between groups of people that try to convince each other to agree on their point of view. Now I think of it as standing up for your ideas‚ defending them‚ and minimizing the opposition by being persuasive. 2. Provide three examples of your own to illustrate the statement “argument is everywhere.” One of your example

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  • Recognized Arguments

    Recognizing Arguments In this assignment‚ you will apply key concepts covered in the module readings. You will identify the component parts of arguments and differentiate between various types of arguments such as strict‚ loose‚ inductive‚ and deductive. You will then construct specific‚ original arguments. There are two parts to the assignment. Complete both parts. Part 1 1a: Identify Components of Arguments Identify the component parts of the argument‚ premises and conclusion‚ for

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  • Recognizing Arguments

    Obama. You have justified your points‚ providing supportive reasoning behind your thoughts. You were able to link theory with practical application and real-world settings. However‚ remember that in an inductive argument‚ you cannot guarantee the conclusion. A deductive argument follows the if “this” than “that” format‚ so it must be true. Please see my attached comments regarding 1 premise/conclusion issue‚ 1 strict/loose‚ and 3 in part IIa. I would suggest the following to improve the professional

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  • Bias Argument

    underprivileged‚ the underpaid‚ and the underfed.” How did the speaker address arguments and counterarguments? Although Kane made an attempt to argue that his Boss Jim W. Gettys’ political group was in complete control of the government‚ Kane’s opinion was that the group was dishonest‚ gave the public false hope‚ and most importantly made promises to the public that the group did not intend to fulfill. Furthermore‚ Kane’s argument that if he was elected‚ “the working man‚ slum child‚ decent ordinary

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  • What Is an Argument

    meaning of an argument was along with the term valid and sound argument. Many people might have their own opinion on what an argument is but in Humanities an argument is a list of reasons that fit together in a particular way to support some conclusion. In everyday situations‚ when two people have an argument‚ it means they disagree about something‚ but in this case argument means dispute. An argument is mostly used in politics. When it comes to what a valid argument is and what a sound argument is confusion

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  • Zombie Argument

    evaluate whether the Zombie argument against Cartesian Dualism is sound by: criticising the Zombie argument through analysing the validity of each premise of the Zombie argument‚ defending the Zombie argument against one of its objections and responses from the Cartesian Argument by analogy. This essay will offer reasons to believe the Zombie argument by contrasting it with the strengths and weaknesses of the Cartesian Dualist main argument and the Cartesian Dualist Argument by Analogy and then draw

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  • Crito Argument

    Crito Argument “I do have these things in mind‚ Crito‚ and also many others.” (Crito 45a) In the “Crito”‚ there are two arguments‚ one of which Crito argues for why Socrates should escape the prison‚ and the second‚ for which Socrates argues for why he should remain in prison and accept his death sentence. I will assess both arguments and show the strengths and weaknesses that Crito and Socrates both presented in the dialogue. I argue for Socrates‚ for which his argument is based on the principle

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  • Metaphors or Arguments

    *Metaphors or Arguments* Metaphors are an important ingredient to speech and argument. It is used to show comparison between two things‚ a way to create new meaning. Niccolò Machiavelli in his book The Prince discuss of social and political along with his creative usage of metaphors. His ideas consist of Medicine‚ the Fox and the Lion‚ as well as The Archer. These are the metaphors that I will be discussing as we go in more debt about Machiavelli and James Kastely thoughts of argument. Machiavelli

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