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English/Argument
How do I recognize or Identify fallacies within an argument? Thank you
October 22, 2011 by Sun29nc

English
Hello. Will you please help me with the following: 1)Which article is to be used in "This event caused a/the exodus of British citizens." 2)Is "get acquainted with" possible with inanimate nouns (facts, situation, idea, concept)? 3)Is it possible to say "for a lot of years" or...
December 7, 2010 by Ilma

Phi
"You didn't like that book; so you probably don't like to read" is a weak inductive argument. a strong deductive argument. not an argument. a valid inductive argument.
February 25, 2013 by Mog

English
I am writing a comparison essay how Miley cyrus song the climb argument is better than katy perry fireworks. I need help finishing my conclusion. my thesis restated is: Miley Cyrus's argument for how every person is an individual is more compelling than Katy Perry's argument ...
November 3, 2011 by lalala

English
i need an argument talking about why building an empire is good, then an argument against it. example( some believe that empires can provide a secure natural resource source, but by taking over others territories it can create war)
December 30, 2009 by sam

bioethics
explain Dale Jamieson's "Denver Smog Argument" Is the argument good I couldn't find a copy of this work online. Please post your explanation of his argument and opinions about it. We'll be glad to critique your thinking.
July 9, 2006 by sharon

PHI 103
"All dogs hate cats. Sirius is a dog. So Sirius hates cats" is an example of a (Points : 1) sound inductive argument. valid deductive argument. invalid inductive argument. weak deductive argument. I am confused a little about this question. "10 is less than 100; 100 is less ...
December 10, 2011 by Anonymous

english
Choose two advertisements—either from television or a magazine—that draw your attention because they use semantic argument. For each ad: * Name the product * Describe the ad * List the words used as semantic persuaders * Explain what types of semantic argument are employed
July 21, 2010 by terri

Critical Thinking
Pleae evaluate this argument would you say it is an a good strong inductive argument. An argument the author is making is that regular exercise and a good diet will help reduce excess weight
May 15, 2008 by Karen

Math for Liberal Arts
Directions: Define the necessary symbols, rewrite the argument in symbolic form, and us a truth table to determine whether the argument is valid. If the argument is invalid, interpret the specific circumstances that cause the argument to be invalid. Problem: 1. All pesticides ...
November 8, 2012 by Dawn

English- Ms. Sue
Identify the thesis statement in the article AIDS in Africa: Dying by the numbers. What strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? What makes the argument so compelling? Answer: Thesis: The pathetic and alarming need for education of HIV/AIDS in Africa is ...
April 28, 2008 by rose- revision-

English/Argument
Logic Problem- A&B A. Supply a (B)term that would support the following argument, "18-year olds should be able to drink alcohol legally." Come up with a (B) term and present result as a syllogism. B. Supply a (B)term that will support the following argument, "Anti-smoking ...
October 22, 2011 by Sun29nc

phi 103
A fallacy is an argument that (Points : 1) is a weak inductive argument. makes a mistaken in deriving a conclusion. has a false conclusion. is a sound inductive argument.
July 29, 2011 by lucy

Logic
A fallacy is an argument that a. is a weak inductive argument. b. makes a mistake in deriving a conclusion. c. has a false conclusion. d. is a sound inductive argument.
December 6, 2013 by Joe

Phi103
Consider an argument you have recently had with a friend, family member,mangager,co-worker,or someone else. Identify the topic of the argument and present that argument in premise-conclusion form, Identifying both the premise and conclusion.
October 30, 2011 by Mary Smith

Geometry... Please help soon!
Write four arguments that meet the following criteria: Argument 1: The argument has a false premise, but follows good logic. Argument 2: The argument has true premises, but follows poor logic, leading to a false conclusion. Argument 3: The argument has either a false premise ...
January 6, 2011 by Joan

PHI103
"10 is less than 100; 100 is less than 1,000; consequently, 10 is less than 1,000" is an example of a (Points : 1) sound deductive argument. valid inductive argument. sound inductive argument. weak inductive argument.
December 22, 2013 by Ashley

Math for Liberal Arts
Directions: Define the necessary symbols, rewrite the argument in symbolic form, and us a truth table to determine whether the argument is valid. If the argument is invalid, interpret the specific circumstances that cause the argument to be invalid. Problem: 1. If you argue ...
November 8, 2012 by Dawn

English -- Please, please help :(
Hi. I need help with the following: Develop a Balanced Argument For The Following Scenario: Convince your significant other to use your income tax refund to buy a bass boat rather than spending it on new furniture. I'm supposed to use Ethos, Logos, and Pathos in this. Can ...
June 5, 2007 by May

English
I want to write a causal argument on how kids get hooked on unhealthy/processed foods (at home-- fast foods and at school-- vending machine and cafeteria hot lunches). I'm not quite sure what exactly to write about throughout a causal argument paper on this claim. What details...
May 9, 2011 by Molly

PHI 103
PHI 103 Symbolic Logic- write 2 argument in English,one in the form of modus ponens and one in the form of modus tollens.Then write the argument in symbols using sentences letters and truth-functional connectives.
September 29, 2011 by Vandella

writing
What is a claim in an argument with argument is intended to support?
April 17, 2010 by Diane

math
42. Hosni gave the following argument that 2(a 1 b) 5 2a 1 2b, for all integers a and b. If the argument is correct, supply the missing reasons. If it is incorrect, explain why not. -a (b+a)= (-1)(a+b) = (-1)a+ (-1) b = a+ -b
November 18, 2009 by keyera

algebra
Hosni gave the following argument that 2(a 1 b) 5 2a 1 2b, for all integers a and b. If the argument is correct, supply the missing reasons. If it is incorrect, explain why not
November 22, 2009 by k

Math
Hosni gave the following argument that -(a + b) = -a + -b, for all integers a and b. If the argument is correct, supply the missing reasons. If it is incorrect, explain why not. - (a + b) = (-1) (a + b) = (-1) a + (-1) b = -a + -b
December 7, 2009 by Ron

math
Hosni gave the following argument that -(a+b)=-a+-b for all integers a and b. If the argument is correct, supply the missing reasons. If it is incorrect, explain why. -(a+b)=(-1)(a+b) =(-1)a+(-1)b =-a+-b -(a+b)=(-1)(a+b)=(-1)a+(-1)b=(-a)+(-b)=-a+-b
May 8, 2011 by Anonymous

Informal Logic
Construct a deductive argument that is valid but not sound. Then, construct a valid deductive argument that is sound. Be sure to put the argument in premise-conclusion form.
September 30, 2011 by leslie

english
for my comparason essay. now that i have finished every paragraph except the conclusion paragraph. so far i got: Miley Cyrus’s argument for how every person is an individual is more compelling than Katy Perry’s argument to just express your self. The message reminds me of a ...
November 3, 2011 by lalala

research
Identify the thesis statement in the article A Nation Apart. What strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? What makes the argument so compelling
March 24, 2009 by Mary

Research Writing
Ineed help finding the thesis for A Nation Apart and what strategies are used to formulate his argument? What makes the argument viable and compelling?
October 5, 2009 by renea

Math
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If Nicholas Thompson teaches this course, then I will get a passing grade. I did not get a passing grade...
July 13, 2011 by Jen

Math
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If Nicholas Thompson teaches this course, then I will get a passing grade. I did not get a passing grade...
July 14, 2011 by Jen

Math
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If Nicholas Thompson teaches this course, then I will get a passing grade. I did not get a passing grade...
July 14, 2011 by Jen

Math-geometry
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If Nicholas Thompson teaches this course, then I will get a passing grade. I did not get a passing grade...
July 12, 2011 by Jen

Math-geometry
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If Nicholas Thompson teaches this course, then I will get a passing grade. I did not get a passing grade...
July 13, 2011 by Jen

Math-Please help :(
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If Nicholas Thompson teaches this course, then I will get a passing grade. I did not get a passing grade...
July 14, 2011 by Jen

writing
Can you tell me what type of essay I would be writing in response to this statement: "What, if anything, is significant about an issue--expressed in a claim?" My instructor told us to write an essay to this question. A "claim" is usually the term for the thesis statement when ...
October 18, 2006 by Diana

com/220
In "A Nation Apart" what is the thesis statement in the article? what strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? and what makes the argument viable and compelling?
April 12, 2010 by pam

COM 220
In "A Nation Apart" what is the thesis statement in the article? what strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? and what makes the argument viable and compelling?
April 26, 2010 by Heather Kennedy

CRT 205
Imagine your child is trying to prove that she did not steal chocolate chip cookies from the cookie jar, so she makes this argument: ―There are no chocolate stains on my hands, so I couldn’t have stolen the cookies.‖  Post your response to the following: ...
October 4, 2009 by Anonymous

history
Identify the thesis statement in the article AIDS in Africa: Dying by the Numbers. What strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? What makes the argument so compelling?
May 28, 2008 by nik

Research writing
In the article "A Nation Apart" Identify the thesis statement? What statagies does the author use to formulate his argument and what makes the argument so viable and compelling
June 28, 2009 by Kris

Causal Argument Paper
Hello, I am needing help formulating a question for my English class. We are needing to write an ethical/causal argument. I want to relate it to either animal testing or animal hunting. Is this a decent one? "Is it ethical to continue animal experimentation?" "Is it ethical to...
November 7, 2010 by Aestas

English
I need help writing my introduction... I have to write an argument paper...
March 22, 2009 by Skye

critical thinking
is this an example of an invalid argument All crows are black John is black Therefor, John is a crow. is this an example of a unsound argument All dogs are black Lassie is a dog Lassie is a cat Please tell me if this is right. You're right for both arguments. The premise for ...
July 25, 2006 by jessica

Logic
Truth tables can determine which of the following? a) If an argument is valid b) If an argument is sound c) If a sentence is valid d) All of the above
August 19, 2012 by Tammy

philosophy
Truth tables can determine which of the following? (Points : 1) If an argument is valid If an argument is sound X If a sentence is valid All of the above
October 26, 2011 by bean

logic
A person who is shown his or her argument commits a fallacy should run screaming from the room. argue louder. add another fallacy. revise the argument.
March 18, 2012 by rosa

English
What argument does frank use to persuade artie not to back out of the evening?
November 24, 2011 by Anonymous

programming
a) Define a Cat class. A Cat has name. Define two constructors, one with no argument and another with the name as its argument. Initialize the name to a default value Unknown for the zero-argument constructor. b) Create a main class. In main class, create two objects as an ...
May 20, 2013 by michin

PHI 103
A person who is shown his or her argument commits a fallacy should A. run screaming from the room. B. argue louder. C. add another fallacy. D. revise the argument.
December 8, 2013 by Nina

complex numbers
how do you work out the the form a+ib when you are given the modulus and argument i.e. modulus=5,argument=pi/2
September 25, 2008 by Anonymous

Math
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table. If I can get my child to preschool by 9:45AM, then I can take the 9:00AM class. If I can take the 9AM ...
March 1, 2014 by Boo

English
put forward an argument for macbeth to be the next king i don't know how to do this i don't have any info please help me
January 30, 2009 by Numz

english
what is the strongest argument for the use of discretion in doing out punishment. Malcolm Gladwell, No Mercy
January 23, 2011 by kyshia

english 9
which paragraph of the article best supports the authors argument against clear cutting?
December 7, 2011 by robert

english 4
Identify the infinitive phrase and its use. To win an argument is seldom a desirable goal.
February 25, 2014 by josh buchanan

CRT - agument follow up
Thank you for all your help tonight Ms. Sue - I have a few more questions before I'm done! From the argument I cited - would this be a good explanation of valid/invalid, strong or weak, sound or unsound The author’s argument is invalid, because the premise that physicians don’...
September 5, 2009 by Addie

enn103f
need help for Education:an Argument for: and Argument against, ansa based on education
February 28, 2013 by godfrey

ENGLISH
can you please gave me 3 argument with there evedence about useing a cell phone while driving .. thank u ..
November 12, 2009 by Mota

english
could you help me think of a good "hook" for the argument against cell phone listening devices for parents?
January 21, 2010 by rebecca

english
How does the author of the article "A NAtion Apart" organize information to build his argument does he include any counterarguments?
July 2, 2010 by kick

english
Im writing a argument essay about PETA and I cant seem to come up with a thesis…..I need help plz.
October 26, 2011 by v

english
In a fit of anger after an argument, I __________ out all of my friend's letters and pictures.
April 9, 2013 by Anonymous

Assignment Arguement Evaluation
identify at least two arguments in the article.Outline the premises and the conlusions of each argument you find. then, answer the questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answer.
August 2, 2009 by Danielle

critical thinking
Premise- Since most all disease can be effectively prevented by a healthy lifestyle. Conclusion-Animal activist sometimes contend that medical research is unneccessary. Is this a valid/sound argument or is this an ivalid/unsound argument?
April 21, 2010 by t

English 112 Argument-based research
Does a shy and quiet chid become a less successful adult?
April 9, 2009 by Angela

English
to settle an argument.. is it correct to hyphenate She will be placed into a short-leg walking cast? I say yes! Thank you !
September 22, 2011 by Pat

ENGLISH - Please Help!!
Hi, What are 3 pieces of evidence to back up the argument that there is no way Myrtle Wilson will leave Tom Buchanan? Thanks!
January 29, 2013 by THE GREAT GATSBY By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

English
True or False: Never discuss an argument's implications. Comment only on the paper's explicit content.
February 25, 2014 by Taylor Beach

CRT 205- argument
Is this a correct evaluation of an argument, it's premise and conclusion? Thank you! The author states that “The disability rights movement has a long history of healthy skepticism toward medical professionals, and there's an established body of research demonstrating that ...
September 5, 2009 by Addie

English
When first looking at the raw data without controlling for case characteristics, RAND found that large race effects with the decision to seek the death penalty are more likely to occur when the defendants are white and when the victims are white. However, these disparities ...
October 13, 2009 by Mary

math
Determine whether the following argument is correct. If it's not correct, explain what is wrong with ther argument and change the minor premise to make a correct argument. If a triangle is equilateral, then it has three equal sides. Triangle ABC doesn't have three equal sides...
December 11, 2012 by kai

Critical thinking PLEASE HELP I'm STUCK
"I<Clicker 2 is a useful tool in educational settings. Many universities have begun using I<Clicker 2 to capture student response information in the classroom, and 94% of users agree that the product is effective or extremely effective. If you are looking for an exciting...
December 15, 2011 by Anonymous

math
Determine whether the following argument is correct. If it’s not correct, explain what is wrong with the argument and change the minor premise to make a correct argument. If a triangle is equilateral, then it has three equal sides. Triangle ABC doesn’t have three equal sides...
March 7, 2010 by bill

English 101
I am writing an Argumentative research paper but I am not sure how I will create a topic sentence for the opposion position argument?
March 26, 2011 by John

phi 103
A good way to establish a conclusion as true, or probable, is to (Points : 1) insist that you are correct. construct a strong argument. construct a fallacious argument. ignore any objections to your conclusion.
June 20, 2011 by Anonymous

PH103
A good way to establish a conclusion as true, or probable, is to A)insist that you are correct. b)construct a strong argument. c)construct a fallacious argument. d)ignore any objections to your conclusion I think it is b, can you help me to be sure.
March 11, 2012 by Ashley

English
A word closely associated with altercation is ? A. revision B. Adherent C. Sensible D. Argument I think it is letter B is that right ? Please answer me
April 16, 2014 by Alex

Ethics in Criminal Justice
The argument that aiding or assisting others might be degrading to them, implying that they are incapable of helping themselves, is an argument commonly used to support: A. Qualitative varieties of utilitarianism. B. Hedonism. C. Ethical egoism D. Plea bargaining. My answer is...
May 3, 2014 by Erica

college mathematics
In Exercises 13–32, determine whether the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form, given on page 155, or use a truth table. x→y ∼ x ∴∼ y there is suppose to be a line between x and the bottom y.
February 3, 2012 by cody

philosophy
Hello I am to write a three page paper that identifies a current event or a contemporary social issue that involves ethical values.I have chosen to write about abortion. For my pro choice argument I have chosen existentialism. And for the pro-life argument I have chosen the ...
April 22, 2013 by angela

English
Okay so I have decided to write about "Banning the use of telephones while driving(including calls/texts)" This is my last shot at the final to earn a B in this class and possibly an A. My opinion on this subject is that I believe that there should be a ban on the use of ...
November 29, 2011 by Hm

math
the number of sides in an argument There probably would be at least one side of an argument for each person participating. It would also depend on the number of available options to the situation being discussed. I hope this helps a little. Thanks for asking.
September 23, 2006 by christine

English
When creating an argument, regardless of type, you must write it to ensure it not just read, but also what? A. Understood B. Utilized C. Heard D. None of the above
February 27, 2008 by John

english
In a fit of anger after an argument, I __________ out all of my friend's letters and pictures. a) through b) threw c) thru d) have thrown
May 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Critical Thinking
When evaluating an argument with an unstated premise would the most approprate tactis be to don't do anthing? If the arguer had wanted a claim to be included, they would have included it. WOuld I them evaluated the argument as it stands?
March 7, 2008 by Betty

philosopy
Milton Friedman observes that if the same argument that advocates of corporate social responsibility say should be brought to corporate shareholders is instead brought before union members, the logical bankruptcy of the argument would be clearly evident because?
September 17, 2014 by DANIELLE

American Literature
In Patrick Henry's Speech To the Virginia Convention, what would be a weak argument in his speech? I know Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death would be a powerful argument as well as The War Has Actually Begun.
October 19, 2011 by Anonymous

History
Can someone give me at least one good evidence to back up my supporting argument for the women's rights movement... supporting argument: the women's suffrage movement
April 2, 2008 by Lily

CRITICAL THINKING please help me
Consider the following argument. Is the argument inductive, deductive or concatenated? What can you tell me about the validity of the claim? What can you tell me about the cogency of the claim? Explain your reasoning using specific reference to the argument. "I<Clicker 2 is...
December 16, 2011 by anon1

Pure Mathematics
Find the modulus and principal argument of the complex numbers giving the argument in radians either as pi or a decimal correct to 2 decimal places c) i square root 3 -2 ALL UPON -2-i square root 3
September 11, 2013 by KerryJ

critical thinking
I need an article from a newspaper or something published between the dats of September 10 2009 till December 4 , 2009. It must be a weak argument that has fallacies and can be refuted by counter examples. For the assignment i need to reconstruct the argument with its premises...
November 14, 2009 by Andrew

english
What argument does the other man use to convince the narrator to team up with him? What lesson do you think the narrator learned by the end of the evening?
January 28, 2012 by jenna

English
I have three arguments in my introduction and I need a transitition to my first paragraph which is my first argument. I'm not too sure how to write a transistion sentance.
May 6, 2009 by Lena

English
True or False: Never discuss an argument's implications. Comment only on the paper's explicit content. I think true is the answer.
February 25, 2014 by Taylor Beach

PHI 103
construct an argument that supports Mary's decision to steal the food or an argument that shows why Mary should not steal the food.
October 1, 2012 by sasha

PHI103 Informal Logic
If P, then Q, where P and Q are both sentences. P is the antecedent of the conditional—the ‘if’ part—and Q is the consequent—the ‘then’ part. The corresponding conditional of an argument contains the conjunction of the premises in the antecedent and the conclusion in the ...
October 19, 2011 by lizzie

english
story: why, you reckon? What argument does the other man use to convince the narrator to team up with him? What lesson do you think the narrator learned by the end of the evening?
February 6, 2013 by mahi

Re: English
In paragraphs 8-11 of "Regarding the Pain of Others," Susan Sontag discusses the relationship between photographs and memory. Write an essay analyzing the resources of language she uses to make her argument.
September 19, 2014 by Michae

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