Write an OPEN, a CLOSED, and a COUNTERARGUMENT thesis for the following question.. Should states make it harder for individuals to buy guns by requiring a background check and a mental health evaluation for all gun buyers?. ID: 212359
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Logical Fallacies- Day 2Slide2
Write an OPEN, a CLOSED, and a COUNTERARGUMENT thesis for the following question.Should states make it harder for individuals to buy guns by requiring a background check and a mental health evaluation for all gun buyers?
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SWBAT define and give examples of major logical fallacies.
Logical Fallacy DefinitionExampleDouble talkNonsense, rambling ambiguity, or elaboration of the obvious. Nevertheless, the system fails to refine the systematic refusal of vegetable aspect in the failure system, requiring a rediscovery of the original process and signal that end. Complex questionAsking a question containing one or more unproven assumptions and expecting a simple answer. How long have you been out of jail? OversimplificationThe error of making things seem much simpler than they are Apply the golden rule to foreign affairs and we’ll minimize global strife. Question beggingAssuming that you have already proven what you set out to prove or using a statement to prove itself. It’s the best car on the road because it’s better than all the others.Slide6
Logical Fallacy DefinitionExampleAtmosphere effectWhen a false statement is assumed true because it is introduced among a series of true statements. Since 2 x 3 = 6, then if you take three apples and cut them in half, you’ll have six apples. Guilt by associationWhen someone’s qualities are deduced from the qualities of the friends she has. He associates with known criminals. Poisoning the wellWhen evidence is disallowed because its source is questionable. That doesn’t count ‘cause you got it from Reader’s Digest. Hypothesis contrary to factWhen you start speculating from a false assumption. If I’d read the assignment, I would have passed the test. Confusing what should be with what isWhen desire is confused with reality. It can’t be lost! I just saw it yesterday.Slide7
Complete the worksheet.We are going to do one in each section together so that you understand.Whatever you don’t finish is homework!
Working with logical fallaciesSlide8
Read other answers to the question below. Name the logic fallacy for as many as you can. Whether you can label the fallacy or not, explain why it is illogical. a. No. People drive too fast because they are in a hurry to get somewhere—perhaps to a hospital.Slide9
Directions: You’ll need to use your own paper for this part. Write what each of the witnesses says in the following situations. Through what each witness says, the readers should learn something about what kind of person the witness it. Use logic fallacies liberally! Situation 1: Two teenage girls go into a store together. After a few minutes, a store detective apprehends one of the girls for shoplifting. Witnesses: a. her friend who didn’t know she was shoplifting b. a woman shopper c. the store detectived. the accused girl’s father