HUM 115 Wk 4 Discussion – Arguments
Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days to earn full participation points.
This total includes:
- your initial response
- plus any combination of 2 replies to other students or to any messages/questions from your Instructor
All three responses must have at least 175 words of substantive content to earn full credit. Please demonstrate learning in your responses.
Every day we are a party to arguments. This is another instance where defining our words is important. When we talk about critical thinking, the “arguments” we refer to are not the conflicts or squabbles we have with others in our daily interactions. In our discussion of critical thinking, arguments are the acts of persuading others about the value of an action or point of view. Whether we are trying to convince someone else or they want us to agree with them, this exchange, or argument, is a place where the use of critical thinking is beneficial.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
This week you found that there are different classifications of arguments. How do inductive and deductive arguments differ? To what extent do you use logic in general conversation? Give an example of how the use of logic and structure could affect some of your personal relationships or communications.
Reply to at least 2 of your classmates. Be constructive and professional in your responses. All responses must be at least 175 words of substantive content. Demonstrate what you have learned and your ability to apply it personally, academically and professionally.