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Evaluating the logic and worthiness of an argument


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Test #1 truthfulness of the premises. .. #2 logical strength... #3 relevance.. and #4 non-circularity

Evaluate Argument Worthiness and Explain:

Assume that all the premises that are asserted in the arguments below are true. Apply the remaining tests to evaluate each argument to determine which are worthy of acceptance. Begin with the Test of Logical Strength. Remember, if the argument fails a test you do not have to apply any further tests because, at that point, the argument has been found to be unworthy of acceptance. In each case, give a detailed explanation to support your evaluation. State in your own words why each argument is worthy or unworthy of acceptance. Hint: Be prepared to add implicit but unspoken ...

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Evaluating the logic and worthiness of an argument