Analyzing Arguments

 

What is an argument?  This sketch explains what an argument is and what it is not....

Analyze the argument in this video. 

What is the thesis? 

There are two supporting grounds using two different forms of logic.  What forms of logic?  What are the claims?  What evidence?

Analyze and evaluate the evidence for each claim. 

Do you see all the fallacies?  What are they?

Examine the competing purposes of winning over truth.  Which is ethically justified?

What are the central fallacies that enable the main character to win?

Do you see all the fallacies?  What are they?  How do they work?

Do you see all the fallacies?  What are they?  How do they work?

Analyzing Intolerance.  What are the competing claims and values in this debate?  What happens when Glenn Beck realizes his guest caller disagrees?  Why this response?

Analyzing Intolerance.  Alex Jones is supposed to debate CNN's Piers Morgan on the topic of gun control.  What are Jones' claims and values?  How does he react to Morgan's position?  Why this reaction?

Analyzing intolerance.  Bill O'Reilly interrupted President Obama 48 times during his interview.  Why does O'Reilly interrupt so many times?

What is the definition of "bullshit"?  Analyze and evaluate this school assignment.

Donate