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    Understanding Claims Understanding Claims Presentation Transcript

    • Understanding theClaimby Michael Acosta
    • Claim• It is the focus of an argument. What the arguer is trying to get across.• It is a statement and not a question. No grey area, either for or against the subject.• It is against the status quo. Not necessarily the minority, but against the current rule or policy.
    • Types of ClaimsClaim of factClaim of valueClaim of policy
    • Claim of FactRequire sufficient and appropriate data.States that something has, does or will exist.
    • Claim of ValueClaiming that something is good or bad or betterthan another.Entails morality and opinion.
    • Claim of PolicyAsserts that something should or should notbe done by someone about something.Usually include the word should or must.
    • Same ClaimBoth sides debate the same claim.The pro side argues for acceptanceThe con side argues for rejectionNo new claim is introduced
    • Debate EnvironmentsScholarly DebateReligious DebatePolitical DebateBusiness DebateLegal DebateEducational DebateSocial Debate
    • Argumentative BurdensAffirmative side -Wants the status quo to bechanged -In favor of the claim
    • Argumentative BurdensNegative Side -Wants to maintain the currentsystem -Considered defense attorney in acourt case