Counter Argument In Argument Essays


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Analysis of the Assignment Question

“I almost entirely disagree/ agree./ I agree/disagree to some extent, as…. 2. clearly state your opinion 3. provide arguments to support this opinion 4. state counter-arguments 5. explain why you disagree with themIn your plan I want to see: * Analysis of the question * At least 2 arguments – STATEMENTS * At least 2 counter-argumentsto the original ...


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Essay on Is Islamophobia a Form of Racism?

While it has been widely used, there are numerous debates on whether the phenomenon is a form of racism. Some of the arguments raised to support the claim include the fact that it causes division, involves the use of violence, entails projecting the negative attributes of a few to the entire religion, treatment of Muslims as suspect citizens, and go...


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Paley’s Argument from Design Essay

The idea that Paley’s argument is rational and logical is stressed throughout Paley’s writings, but the teleological argument for the existence of God, even in Paley’s logical and methodical approach ultimately becomes an emotional argument because Paley is actually saying: it feels like the universe must be designed and I assume that means there is...


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How Slippery is the Slope? Essay

This fallacy is extremely weak in any sort of intellectual debate because the tactic of it is to fly off into a many other situations that are, more often than not, ridiculous and do not usually relate specifically to the “top of the slope” issue, and this essay is a good argument showing the flaws in the slippery slope argument against legalizing g...


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The Role Of Forewarning And Inoculation Psychology Essay

By incorporating extensive evidence and numerous examples, the value of applying forewarning and inoculation to everyday life was saliently demonstrated and indicates the considerable scope which the two concepts harbour for understanding and inducing resistance to persuasion (Compton & Pfau, 2004; Wood & Quinn, 2003). The merits of applying...


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Essay about Descartes ' Argument On Substance Dualism

This argument, which argues for the belief that substance dualism is in fact true, is called the mind-body separation argument. This argument is also given by Descartes in his response to Princess Elizabeth’s argument concerning the mind-body problem.


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The Argument For The Ontological Argument Essay

In conclusion, the ontological argument can’t prove God’s existence, as it is founded on the basis that you already believe in God. Overall, I think that the fact it is an a priori argument neither helps to prove or disprove the argument, as it can prove the argument to believers, for example, but not atheists.


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Advantages and Disadvantages of Fracking

the argument over orphaned wells and who should take responsibility for them. Finally the counter argument over methane emissions from fracking offsetting the reduction in CO2 in Levi’s paper is disproved, Engelder suggests that Co2 emissions will have a far more sever effect on global temperature change as oppose to Methane emissions because of its...


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Argumentative logic Essay

It does, however, make it possible to distinguish between an argument and a proof. An argument can have structure and strength.


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Analysis Of Andrew Sullivan 's ' For Gay Marriage Essay

... much this technique impacted the work as a whole tells the reader how strong the argument would be on its own. The way Bennett addressed the opposition did not refute them with evidence, only claims, so there must be some validity to those counterarguments, which hurts the validity of Bennett 's own argument.


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The Argument Culture

While the argument culture seems to have pervaded our society, I don’t think individually our nature is to be confrontational or argumentative. Without a doubt, the argument culture to which Deborah Tannen refers in The Argument Culture exists, but it is nevertheless countered by a distinct interest in goodness and compromise rather than strictly co...


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Teleological Argument

To Hume, “because there is operative in the human mind a ‘principle of union among ideas’” (Stroud 68) the teleological argument for the existence of God will always seem appealing and also will always be a capacity of human belief. In conclusion, one of the most fascinating aspects of comparing Paley’s teleological argument for the existence of God...


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Famine, Affluence, and Morality Essay

Singer’s reaction to this counter- argument is that, “we ought to be preventing as much suffering as we can without sacrificing something else of comparable moral importance. The argument is that in some utilitarian theory that everyone should work full time to increase happiness over misery.


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Is Abortion Morally Acceptable? Essay

This begs the question “Is abortion morally acceptable?” I, myself, believe that “abortion is seriously immoral and that it is in the same moral category as killing an innocent adult human being.”(Minch, p.604) In this essay I will define abortion and give a brief summary of the case Roe v. Wade, tell why I believe abortion is immoral, provide a cou...


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Position Paper Essay

All that matters is that your position is valid, can be defended and the counter position can be argued against. * Debate the other side after writing the points for your argument.


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Forewarnings And Inoculation In Persuasion

Research into the practical application of forewarning and application is expanding and sure to yield further interesting findings. This pupil knows that dropping out of school will more than likely elicit persuasion attempts by his or her parents not to drop out of school so he or she develops a list of counterarguments for every argument that his ...


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Objections to Business Ethics

For example, a Muslim woman was working in a clothing store and the boss asked her to take off her headscarf and adorn herself to attract customers, but the woman told him that her religion did not allow her to do that and the manager tried forcing her. Then she left her job and resorted to the law and won the case.


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Design Argument for the existence of God Essay

Although the use of Darwin’s theory of Natural Selection can be cancelled out by its counter, Freud’s idea of illusion both successfully argues that the apparent design is created out of fear of chaos and not the result of a supremely powerful source, and the Epicurean Hypothesis argues that the God of classic theism can’t exist under the premise of...


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‘How to Argue About Abortion’ by John Noonan

Although I do not support his argument, I feel that John Noonan, with the exception of some minor flaws, has effectively argued his point as well as his response to the criticisms. Noonan’s counter argument is that the child is never consulted to the choice (Noonan, CC, p13).


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Famine

I will then present my personal response to Singer by developing an argument either in support of Singer’s position, against his position, or somewhere in the middle in relation to his position. Singer proves that the joint effort of both the citizens and the government is what those in need want and need when experiencing poverty and natural disast...


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Famine, Affluence, and Morality Essay

I agree that it is our moral duty to assist any person in urgent need even when it’s an individual thousands of miles away. People need to understand that there are lots of people around suffering and may ultimately pass away if they don’t get the assistance they need as well as deserve.


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Foundationalism And Its Scepticisms Philosophy Essay

Unfortunately, foundationalism does not affectively counter these scepticisms, and so it is an inadequate method with which knowledge can or should be justified. As foundationalists cannot effectively counter this anti-foundationalist argument, the scepticism effectively proves that foundationalism is an inadequate way to justify knowledge, because ...


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Utilatarian, Deontology and Virtue Ethics Essay

John Mills’ actions are right as long they promote happiness, wrong if they produce the opposite of happiness as the reply for the counter argument. A reply for both counter argument and a conclusion supporting virtue ethics is the best way to go.


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Business Law

The argument to this case is the introduction of the doctrine of ‘promissory estoppel’. Following this line of argument, it is not possible that Jason Miao go back on his promise of paying the extra $5,000 to Damien.


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An Insight into Academic Writing Essay

Overall, I found the chapter to be engaging, informative, and beneficial to me and my writing style. One of the best ways to initiate an effective argument is not only to summarize what they say, but to quote their exact words.


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The Campbell’s Soup Lab Argument Writing

Argument Writing Task: . It should take about ¾ of a page to fully present this argument.


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Analysis Of The Ontological Argument Philosophy Essay

The Proslogion was written as a response to Gaunilo’s Lost Island argument in which he preceded to debunk Anselm’s argument particularly his reasoning as to why God has to exist. Gaunilo’s first argument is “That than which nothing greater can be thought cannot be thought “and his second argument “It does not follow that if that than which nothing g...


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Compare and contrast arguments for and against belief in life after death Essay

The argument of near-death experiences also puts forward an argument for life after death. Indeed if the energy is little more than a reflection of what once was, it fails as an argument intended to prove what know is.


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Plato and Crito Essay

To conclude this section of his argument, Socrates proposes that “the most important thing . However, Crito fails because Socrates presents a counter argument which invalidates much of Crito’s original pleas.


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Personal Identity – Philosophy Essay

Complex argument 3 – Persistence of the brain . Counter argument This theory lends itself easily to thought experiments, and they quickly expose some problems.


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