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  • Causal Argument Essay

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    Causal Argument: Will Lowering the Drinking Age Solve the Problem of Binge Drinking among College Students? Research has supported the observation that young people in America consume alcohol regularly; this prevalence of use increases rapidly during adolescence, as well as a few years afterward (Wagenaar and Wolfson 37). This has come to be a problem among college students. It has been shown through extensive quantitative and qualitative research that those under twenty-one years of age are

  • Causal Academic Critique And Argument Research

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    This semester, I learnt many writing skills and tried different type of essays. I wrote three type of essay, Formal Academic Critique, Causal Analysis and Argument Research. We started with practicing the technique to summarize and paraphrase the article. Then we did research practice based on “Stand on your Ground”. Through this practice, I learnt how to narrow down my topic, by combing the main topic, viewpoint and focus aera. This skill is very useful, as it is easier to structure essay in this

  • A Causal Argument On America's Private Prison System

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    A Causal Argument on America’s Private Prison System: The United Prison States of America At the expense of the young, to the detriment of the poor, and on the backs of the immigrants is the means by which the private prison companies have constructed a business that trades freedoms for profit but more concerning is to what ends these freedoms are being exchanged. The advancement of the private prison system has changed the face of the prison industry as we know it. Because little attention has

  • Causal Argument Paper On The Human Organ Black Market

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    Causal Argument Paper on the Human Organ Black Market “The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.” (Corrie Ten Boom) As living creatures our organs are a very vital detail into who, what we are and how we work. We would not be able survive well and live our lives to the fullest that we possibly can, if we did not have them. Organ donation is a very important thing, whether it is just a kidney to be a live donor. Or giving it all when life is over and a new chapter begins

  • Analysis Of ' Descartes ' Meditations On First Philosophy Essay

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    The Role of God in Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy In his work Meditations on First Philosophy, published in 1641, René Descartes sets out to establish a set of indubitable truths for the sciences. He begins by discarding all of his beliefs, then works to rebuild his beliefs based on careful thought. Descartes clearly states this goal, saying in the First Meditation, “I will work my way up… I will accomplish this by putting aside everything that admits of the least doubt” (I, 17). He is

  • The On First Philosophy By Rene Descartes

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    In his work Meditations on First Philosophy, published in 1641, René Descartes sets out to establish a set of indubitable truths for the sciences. He begins by discarding all of his beliefs, then works to rebuild his beliefs based on careful thought. Descartes clearly states this goal, saying in the First Meditation, “I will work my way up… I will accomplish this by putting aside everything that admits of the least doubt” (I, 17). He is able to establish his own existence, but struggles to move beyond

  • Putnam's Claims About The World Are False If One Were A Biv

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    that although a BIV’s claims about its world are seemingly true, its claims differ in reference, meaning and in truth from those made by a non-BIV. Putnam supports this claim by arguing that one cannot reference a type of object unless one comes into causal contact with it. A BIV, in this scenario is said to live in “a world in which the only objects are brains, a vat, and a laboratory containing supercomputers that stimulate the envatted

  • Merrick's Theoretical Analysis

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    downward causation and an advocation for bottom-up metaphysics, according to which, “the final and complete causal stories will involve only the entities over which physics quantifies (pg.60) ”. A baseball is not an entity over which physics quantities, its atoms are; a such, it is clear that the baseball does not exercise downward causation upon their atoms. Nor is a baseball an intermediary in a causal chain, nor is a baseball a partial cause, alongside its atoms, of the windows shattering. From this

  • Examples Of Counter Inductive Reasoning

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    Inductive reasoning is. Inductive reasoning is a probabilistic reasoning in which the main claim concerns the improbability of the conclusion being false given the premises being true. Premises of an inductive argument do not entail the conclusion. In deciding whether or not an argument in inductive it is important to pay attention to the occurrence of special indicators words, the actual strength of the inferential link between the premises and conclusion, and the style of argumentations. However

  • Essay on Mediations of First Philosophy by Descartes

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    eventually add up to a solid argument. First, I will explain why Descartes ask the question, does god exist? And why does Descartes think he needs such and argument at this point in the text. Secondly, I will explain, in detail, the arguments that Descartes makes and how he comes to the conclusion that God does exist. Next, I will debate some of Descartes premises that make his argument an unsound one, including circular reasoning. Finally, I will see if his unsound argument has diminished and undermined

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