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CR: Weakening Arguments

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CR: Weakening Arguments [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2003, 05:45
Is it legal that we attack or weaken the assumption of an argument?

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Re: CR: Weakening Arguments [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2003, 09:47
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Is it legal that we attack or weaken the assumption of an argument?

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Typically, in a "weaken" type question, the premise that is "attackable" is one the is "hidden" or "assumed", one that is clearly the opinion of someone, or one that is presented as a "hypothesis" or "theory" (i.e., "qualified" premises).

In my experience, any unqualified premise that is given in the statement can be assumed to be TRUE and is immune from attack.
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Re: CR: Weakening Arguments [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2012, 21:32
Thanks Akamai . .. For above explanation And one question, I got stuck in 2 final answer choices . . Any way to minimize that ??
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Re: CR: Weakening Arguments [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2012, 00:32
AkamaiBrah wrote:
Curly05 wrote:
Is it legal that we attack or weaken the assumption of an argument?

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Typically, in a "weaken" type question, the premise that is "attackable" is one the is "hidden" or "assumed", one that is clearly the opinion of someone, or one that is presented as a "hypothesis" or "theory" (i.e., "qualified" premises).

In my experience, any unqualified premise that is given in the statement can be assumed to be TRUE and is immune from attack.


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Re: CR: Weakening Arguments   [#permalink] 30 Jul 2012, 00:32
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