What About Faults And Gaps In Arguments Megan L

Fallacies in Argument

  • Weak Evidence

Insufficiency: They don't build the best possible case
Unqualified Claims: Stated restriction that limits a claim's strength.
Irrelevance: Linkages amy be weak
Correlation vs. Causation: confuses correlation with causation
++Anticipate and Respond to Opposing Views:
Walk in the readers shoes
Identify the potential controversies
Play devils advocate

  • Respond to Objections

1. We can concede
2. We can refute

Elaborate to Fill Gaps

1. Have more examples
2. Respond to more objections
3. Relate to real life
4. Larger implications
5. Make connections

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