BA 3300 – BUSINESS CORNERSTONE Assessing Sweatshirts from Sweatshop
You will use the critical thinking skills you have been developing to identify violations of the Universal Intellectual Standards and Logical Fallacies in the essay, “Sweatshirts from Sweatshops” on pages 406-408 of your textbook.
On pages 387-402 of your textbook, you will meet Tanya, Kevin, Elise and Dalton, Tanya encounters a series of discussions—the first with Kevin and the second with Elise and Dalton. The textbook describes how to critically assess the arguments in these discussions (Kevin and Elise and Dalton). Use these ONLY as examples for how to use critical thinking skills.
In addition, you will want to review the Universal…show more content…
To correct the error, the person would need to provide at least 2-3 credible sources that were neutral and contained information about alumni’s, non alumni’s and their donations. These sources would need to provide more information about their research studies and how the data was analyzed.
Part 2. Fallacies
1. “If we cut down on the number of legacy admissions, what would happen to the college budget? We might not even be able to keep things running!”
This violates the fallacy, Slippery Slope. Hope is suggesting that if we cut down on the number of legacy admissions, the college budget will be affected and eventually, the college will shut down. The problem is that we have no logical reason to believe that cutting down on the number of legacy admissions will lead to impacting the college budget and consequently, the college shutting down. To correct this error, this sentence would need to be eliminated