Recognized Arguments

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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 the following passages. Where applicable, highlight key words or phrases that identify a claim as a premise or a conclusion. Refer to the following example: “All men are mortal. Socrates is a man. Therefore, Socrates is mortal.”…show more content…
The term 'working mother' is a redundancy. No woman need feel any guilt for opting to fill her days with whichever activities give her the greatest joy and fulfillment” (English, 2005). The issue here is: Putting aside their careers in favor of rising children. The author concludes that: No woman need feel guilt for opting to fill her days with whichever activities give her great joy and fulfillment. The reasons for making the argument are: why shouldn’t raising children be considered a career as well. Conclusion: Issue: 2. “The attorney general does not merely head up the Justice Department. He is responsible for ensuring that America is a nation in which justice prevails. Mr. Gonzales's record makes him unqualified to take on this role or to represent the American justice system to the rest of the world. The Senate should reject his nomination” (The New York Times, Editorial, 2005). The issue here is: Mr. Gonzales’s record makes him unqualified to take this role or represent the American justice system The author concludes that: The senate should reject his nomination. The reasons for making the argument are: The attorney general does not head up the justice department. Conclusion: Issue: References Editorial: The wrong Attorney General [Editorial]. (2005, January
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