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Arguments: What they are, how to make them, and how to avoid making bad ones
 

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While I was at the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, I was a Graduate Student Instructor for a master's-level class on Values, Ethics, and Public Policy. As part of my ...

While I was at the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, I was a Graduate Student Instructor for a master's-level class on Values, Ethics, and Public Policy. As part of my responsibilities in that role, I taught this miniature course to help students understand how best to structure logical arguments, particularly targeting a public policy crowd.

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    Arguments: What they are, how to make them, and how to avoid making bad ones Arguments: What they are, how to make them, and how to avoid making bad ones Presentation Transcript

    • Pubpol 580: Values, Ethics, and Public Policy ARGUMENTS topic evidence evaluation position counters organization Arguments What they are, how to make them, and how to avoid making bad ones Main source: Hurley, Patrick J. A concise introduction to logic. 5th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing, c1997