Reasoning and Problem Solving
Philosophy 144
Counseling 144
Activities

Guidelines for the Required Paper

Sample of an argument analysis paper

Guidelines for the Optional Assignment

 

Fallacies Assignment: Find fallacies in the included passage. Look in the column itself and in the comments section. Justify your answers.

Logic Assignment: Evaluate each of the arguments, first deciding whether they are deductive or inductive, and why.

First Day Assignment: For each argument, write out the conclusion, then list the reasons used to support the conclusion (premises), then write a short evaluation of the argument.

Chapter One Activity: Several years ago Lawrence Summers made several comments about male and female differences that caused a controversy. Either do research on your own, or analyze the following essays relating to the episode. Write at least one page connecting the issue, the reaction to the issue, or something in the two essays here that relates to something you learned in chapter one.

Essay One

Essay Two

 

 

Guidelines for the Required Paper

Sample of an argument analysis paper

Guidelines for the Optional Assignment

 

 

Assigned Work
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(Give me at least a week to record your work after it has been turned in)