How do you come up with an argument?
When you need to build an argument, use the seven C’s to develop and support a position about a specific topic:
- Consider the situation.
- Clarify your thinking.
- Construct a claim.
- Collect evidence.
- Consider key objections.
- Craft your argument.
- Confirm your main point.
What is an expressed argument?
In the argument chapter, you learned about expressed arguments (overt arguments attempting to persuade the audience towards a point of view) and implied arguments (arguments that appear on the surface not to be arguments but actually seek to persuade the audience of a point of view or views).
What is formal argument?
The formal arguments are the parameters/arguments in a function declaration. The scope of formal arguments is local to the function definition in which they are used. Formal arguments belong to the called function. Formal arguments are a copy of the actual arguments.
What are the different types of formal arguments can a function have?
Keyword Arguments: Functions can also be called using keyword arguments of the form kwarg=value. During function call, values passed through arguments need not be in the order of parameters in the function definition. This can be achieved by keyword arguments.
What is the difference between formal and informal proof?
On the one hand, formal proofs are given an explicit definition in a formal language: proofs in which all steps are either axioms or are obtained from the axioms by the applications of fully-stated inference rules. On the other hand, informal proofs are proofs as they are written and produced in mathematical practice.
What you should look for when evaluating the coherence of an argument?
Coherence of the argument: identify when an argument is valid (i.e. that claims made adequately support the conclusions being drawn, and are justifiable). Supporting evidence: evaluate the evidence being presented, and to establish its worth (in its own right, and when compared with other evidence).