Argument Analysis Essay 2

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Bryant & Stratton College
Buffalo Campus
PHIL 310: Logic and Reasoning
Winter 2015
W 6:20pm-9:00pm
Brandon Rudroff

Argument Analysis Essay 2
PHIL 310 Course Outcomes Assessed
2. Relate the importance of basic logical concepts such as validity, soundness and consistency to reasoning practice.
3. Apply analytical and thinking skills through syllogistic, symbolic and informal logic scenarios.
5. Translate, formalize and evaluate simple arguments in categorical and propositional form.
6. Combine theory and practice to communicate logical arguments orally and in written form.
7. Construct and defend arguments for ones’ self.
8. Critically assess the argument of others.

For this final essay, you will provide a critical analysis of the inherent value of logic and reasoning (for life) as well as its contributory (utility) value for your own specific expected career, future educational interests, or life interests. To help support your findings, make connections to topics discussed in class, use references from the textbook, and locate research from reliable sources to help validate and enhance your perspective.

To provide some structure to your completion of the assignment, please follow these directions:
Introductory Paragraph: Introduce the reader to the paper topic and include a sentence or more that summarizes your main point (thesis) that you will defend in the paper. While this assignment is reflective in nature, it should still have a clear position that you will defend.
Body paragraphs: Be sure to address the following:
Describe the roles of your expected career, future educational interests, or life interests. Explore the underlying reasons for these decisions. Use logical and reasoning concepts discussed in class this term and reference these concepts from the textbook and class notes.
Explore the value of logic and reasoning in relationship to fulfilling these roles in your expected career, future educational interests, or life interests. To help support your ideas, make connections to topics discussed in class, use references from the textbook, and locate research from reliable sources to help validate and enhance your perspective.
Explore the value of logic and reasoning in relationship to the happy life in general. To help support your ideas, make connections to topics discussed in class, use references from the textbook, and locate research from reliable sources to help validate and enhance your perspective.
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