The following assignment tests the student’s ability to discriminate real arguments from mere opinions, recommendations, or mere statements.
1. Read the 10 passages (see attachment) and decide whether they are arguments.
2. Explain why you think they are/are not arguments.
3. If you think a passage is an argument, write it in argument form numbering the premise(s) and labeling each premise using the capital letter P, and the conclusion using the capital letter C.
4. If the argument is an enthymeme, supply the missing premise or conclusion. 5. Upload as Word document.