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Instruction: What ever is in bold should be written in all arguments.

1 Para: The argument concludes that ...............mention the conclusion the
author has drawn from the argument. Avoid spelling mistakes of pronouns. Make
sure you mention all the premises and any assumption made by the author. The
argument is full of gaps and loop holes since it presents fragmentary evidence. Neither are
the premises convincing nor is the conclusion compelling. The argument is very evidently
the result of a hasty generalization.

2 Para: Discuss the biggest fallacy in the argument. Mention all counter arguments like what the
author should have taken into consideration or what he missed out.

3 Para: Same as above. Discuss second biggest fallacy.

4 Para: Mention other illogical assumptions. Do not state counter arguments.

5 Para: The argument is the result of a huge speculation in which the auhtor has
comfortably assumed a considerable amount of data. Had the author taken the above
discussed factors into view, it would have rendered the argument irrefutable. But whatever
presented fails to provide a holistic picture to the superfluous claims being made.

This is the template. To understand better, please read through the sample arguments that I
typed.

All the Best!
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The following appeared as part of an article in a local newspaper.

During her three years in office, Governor Riedeburg has shown herself to be worthy leader.
Since she took office, crime has decreased, the number of jobs created per year doubled, and the
number of people choosing to live in our state has increased. These trends are likely to continue
if she is re-elected. In addition, Ms. Reideburg has promised to take steps to keep big companies
here thereby providing jobs for any new residents. Anyone who looks at her record can tell that
she is the best qualified candidate of governor.

The argument concludes that Governor Reideburg should be re-elected into office as she is the
best qualified candiate. The author supports his decision by saying that since Ms. Reideburg has
taken over the office crime has decreased, the number of jobs created per year have doubled,
and the number of people choosing to live in that state has increased. In addition, the author
claims that Ms. Reideburg has promised to keep big companies here thereby providing jobs for
new residents. The author has conveniently assumed that these trends would continue and that
companies present in the state will provide jobs continuously to all residents. The augument is full
of gaps and loop holes since it presents fragmentary evidence. Neither are the premises
convincing nor is the conclusion compelling. The argument is very evidently the result of a hasty
generalization.

The argument clearly lacks sufficient evidence and statistical data to make such supererogatory
claims. While the author has stated that crime has decreased, there is no statistical evidence to
prove such a claim. It could just be a yearly trend, and nothing is expressed for us to believe that

This only debilitates the argument. it would have rendered the argument irrefutable. . Had the author taken the above discussed factors into view.this a direct result of the governor efforts. Similarly. whereas the quality of the jobs or the pay of the jobs is not mentioned." The argument concludes that students who wish to have a successful career should go to Plateau College for undergraduate study as typically students from Plateau College have gone to pursue advanced degrees in Olympus college. Finally. The author states that the governor promises to take steps to keep big companies in the state that will provide jobs to all new residents. Neither are the premises convincing nor is the conclusion compelling. But whatever presented fails to provide a hololistic picture to the superfluous claims being made. the author cliams that number of jobs created per year have doubled. Furthermore. and one cannot arrive at the conclusion that the Ms. many graduates of Plateau have gone on to pursue advanced at Olympus. These are only promises and whether they will be fullfilled or not is a huge speculation. the article does not mention credibility of the other candidates contesting for the governor's office. The argument also fails to include any testimonials of the present denizens of the state. enrolling as an undergraduate of Plateau College is a wise choice for students who wish to ensure success in their careers. the credibility of the newspaper in which the arcticle has appeared has to be taken into account. Similarly. The author continues that students of science and engineering from Olympus University recieve numerous excellent job offers. Typically. The argument is the result of a huge speculation in which the auhtor has comfortably assumed a considerable amount of data. The argument in very evidently the result of a hasty generalization. The argument in full of gaps and loop holes since it presents fragmentary evidence. "Every person who earned an advanced degree in science or engineering from Olympus University last year recieved numerous offers of excellent jobs. The agument takes various subjective factors into account. The argument is quite clearly a propogandist motive to promote the governor. Likewise. The author has also assumed that any student from Olympus University will definetely recieve good job offers ensuring them success in their careers. and whether they are satisfied with the progress the governor has accomplised or not. even data about the residents moving to the state is ambiguous as nothing about real estate values or quality of living is mentioned. The author does not include the promises made by the governor in her previous election and whether she kept to her word or not. Therefore. the argument fails to mention what steps the governor would take to improve the infrastructure of the state. Redeburg is the best suited candidate for the job. Also. The following appeared in a letter to prospective students from the admissions office at Plateau College. Such a claim is not sufficient to arrive at a conclusion. it is not necessary that the companies present would continue to provide jobs to all new residents.

This only weakens the argument further. The author also feels that . and our cars have not sold as well as have our competitor's cars. The argument lacks sufficient stastistical data to support his claim. It does not enlighten us about students from different fields of study like environment. The following appeared in a memorandum from the new president of the Patriot Car manufacturing company. The author continues stating the success of the marketing campaigns can be increased by contracting . The argument is the result of a huge speculation in which the author has comfortably assumed a considerable amount of data. medicine. geology. The author assumes that since the body styles of Patriot Cars were old fashioned. the argument fails to mention whether students passing out from Olympus University fare well in other universities or in the jobs thereafter." The argument concludes that Patriot Cars should discontinue their oldest models of cars and should concentrate on manufacturing sporty cars so as to entice the newly liscenced drivers and thus increasing their maket over their competitors. the body styles of Patrioit Cars have been old fashioned. Had he taken the above discussed factors into view it would have rendered the argument irrefuteable. "In the past. etc. they have not sold as well as their competitors.The author has clearly assumed the fact that all future students from Olympus University will procure numerous excellent job offers. The author mentions that students from Plateau College typically further their studies in Olympus University. The author does not mention the other facilities and ameneties provided at Plateau College. But whatever presented fails to provide a holistic picture of the superfluous claims being made. we should discontinue our oldest models and concentrate instead on manufacturing sporty cars. Thus. we should be able to increase our share of the market by selling cars to this growing population. as per the reports of rapid increase of newly liscenced drivers in various regions of the country. Neither is the reputation of the recruiting organizations nor the type of job offered mentioned in the argument. The statistical data refrenced could just be a trend of that particular year. which has successfullypromoted the country's leading soft drink. Such a conclusion is only non-sequitur. Futhermore. We can also improve the success of our marketing campaigns by switching our advertising to the Youth Advertising Agency. The author fails to mention how many student are actually granted admission in to Olympus University and how they fare at the university. The author should have provided statistical data for at least the last three to five years to make such a clam. It is clearly a propogandist motive to allure students to Plateau College. since many regions in this country report rapid increases in the number of newly liscenced drivers. But now. The argument only mentions about science and engineering students. Hence it is not possible to conclude that studying in Olympus college would be beneficial to all the students. The auhtor also does not speak about the costs associated with studying in Plateau College or Olympus University. Patriot Cars can increase their market share by manufacturing sportier cars.

availability of spare parts. It could be possible that the newly liscened drivers are of a older age and might prefer more practical and family cars. Neither are the premises convincing nor is the conclusion compelling. The argument is very evidently the result of a hasty generalization. Lack of sufficient stastistical data evidently refutes that authors claim. Furthermore. He fails to take into consideration other factors that might have lowered the image or value of Patriot Cars. Also. The author clearly commits a non-sequiter fallacy. as that agency had successfully promoted the country's leading soft drink. poor engineering. general ride and handing or ownership experience may be factors that cause Partiots Cars to sell in small numbers. lack of timely and good service. The author also commits a faulty analogy by believing that Youth Advertising Agency would help in improving marketing campaigns because the agency successfully promoted the country's leading soft drink. the author has based his argument on the premise that the newly liscenced drivers would prefer only sporty cars. The conclusion that by changing the body style would improve sale numbers is illogical. For instance. The argument is the result of a huge speculation in which the auhtor has comfortably assumed a considerable amount of data. However whatever presented fails to provide a holistic picture to the superfluous claims being made. The argument is full of gaps and loop holes since it presents fragmentary evidence. Had he taken the above discussed factors into view it would have rendered the argument irrefutable. The overall success rate of the agency has not be mentioned. This only weakens the argument. it is not necessary that would be efficacious in marketing of cars. While Youth Advertising Agency may be effective in marketing soft drinks. the agency has had only one successful marketing campaign as mentioned in the argument.Youth Advertising Agency to market their cars. He feels that Patriot cars lost out to their competitors because of old fashioned body styles of the cars. It is not necessary that the region in which the cars of Patriot Car company are marketed would also see a similar rise. Additionally. . the reports claim that many regions have shown an increase in newly liscenced drivers.