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    A. Syllogism P1) If the government does not fund anti-lead programs, there is a greater chance of people getting lead-poisoning. P2) The government is not funding anti-lead programs. C) There is a greater chance of people getting lead-poisoning. B. Description The argument was found online from The New York Times in the Op-Ed section titled America is Flint. Nicholas Kristof, the author, discussed the issue of the Flint water crisis. In Flint, Michigan, water was contaminated. Lead from pipes leaked into the city’s water source causing lead poisoning. Many government officials were aware of the situation before it became a crisis causing many ethical and political issues. Although the article was based off the Flint water crisis, it comments…

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    appeals created by syllogisms, while simultaneously the use of anaphora and repetition to construct a piece of legislature to bring independence for a nation. With the introduction of the Declaration of Independence being primarily the preamble which inside holds a strong logical syllogism, it creates a logical and emotional argument to set up the rest of the piece. Its fame has been achieved in part of the syllogism that directly works to achieve one of the purposes of the Declaration. To…

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    reasoning throughout the paper. He reinforces this claim by establishing the actions of the king and the definition and common realization of what a tyrant is. 5) Where is the thesis? Find it. What word does it begin with? What does that tell you about the arrangement of this argument? The Thesis is best represented in the first sentence of the conclusion paragraph. This sentence reaffirms what Jefferson testifies to all along, and it establishes his claims of freedom and sovereignty. This…

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    James Heaton Syllogism

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    The following paragraphs critique the syllogism and conclusions of James Heaton's article “What is the Brand of New York? (Historic House Museums)”. Heaton suggests that the brand and history of a city, as well as, history of its museums and the way these are connected are fundamental factors for the evolution and success of any museum. Concurrently, Heaton explains how the factors mentioned above affect historic house museums today by giving an example of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, a historic…

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    Syllogism is used for cleaning the house in saying “ Mops and pails, detergents. They were wearing oldest clothes. For, feeling it their duty, a Christian task, these men had volunteered to clean certain of the fourteen rooms in which four members of the Clutter family had been murdered by, as their death certificates declared, “ a person or persons unknown.” (Capote 77) The uses of syllogism displays how the murderers have committed a crime where it can be undone, to show what great harm was…

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    Moreover, right after this he continues with consistent repetition of facts Caesar has done for the beloved Rome. Making his way into Logos. Antony uses facts, precedents, and logical reasoning. Line 92-96, “You all did see that on the Lupercal/I thrice presented him a kingly crown,/Which he did thrice refuse. Was this ambition?/Yet Brutus says he was ambitious;/ And sure he is an honorable man.”. What Antony is doing is basically stating out a faulty syllogism: ex; Major Premise: If Brutus is…

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    Time gives one the realization of ones identity; gives one the opportunity to decide who one wants to be or who one has become. Syllogism provides the reason one may be the way they are, connecting two things to create an answer. O’Brien’s use of syllogism explains how he has changed, from his life before the war and after. He often talks about how time has had an affect on him. If not for the experiences and things he had done, he would be a completely different person. The time he spent in war…

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    starts out with a general statement, or hypothesis, and examines the possibilities to reach a specific, logical conclusion. This method is used to test theories and prove them right or wrong. Syllogism is a type of deductive reasoning, which consists of two premises (one major and one minor) and a conclusion. There are several types of syllogisms but two main ones are: conditional syllogisms and disjunctive syllogisms. Conditional syllogism can also been known as hypothetical syllogisms because…

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    create valid reasoning that will make it “impossible for the inferences based upon these reasons to be false” (Popkin and Stroll, 239).This means that if reasons are given and if these reasons are valid and are deemed to be true then the inferences made are conclusive. To better understand this, one may further dissect the two forms of an argument. Deductive reasoning is one of the most basic forms of valid reasoning. A deductive syllogism typically begins with a general statement that is the…

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    Would Stifle the Transportation Free Market”, the author is trying to convey the point that regulations on the companies such as Uber and Lyft will only benefit the insurance companies while actually hurting the free market of transportation because this will cause less people to use the car-sharing and thus make the companies move out of California. The following essay will break down the article in order to give the reader an understanding of the author’s main argument and to point out the…

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