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Conflict Value and Assumption

Give an explanation of the role of value conflicts and assumptions in arguments, why it is important to locate and analyze them, and why it is not enough to rely on the explicit reasons and conclusions offered by a communicator.

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Conflict Value and Assumption

(a) Give an explanation of the role of value conflicts and assumptions in arguments.

Research would indicate that the role of value conflicts and assumptions in arguments is to provide strength for the conclusion, and is necessary for a reason to be true. A person's values influence the reasons he or she provides the conclusion. Value assumptions are needed to support the conclusion (sduhsd.net). Mohd & Rabbi (2010) provides an example explaining that an argument needs reasoning. For example, one believes that it is the responsibility of a government to take care of the individual. On the other hand, one may believe it is the individual's responsibility to take care of his own welfare. Thus, there is a value conflict. as people give different opinions to each conflict. For instance, a typical conflict includes factors such as loyalty, honesty, cooperation and competition (sduh.net).

(b) Why it is important to locate and analyze them.

Values are ideas that people see as worthwhile and provide standards of conduct ...

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This solution gives an analysis of the roel of value conflict and assumptions in arguments.

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