A Concise Introduction to Logic (10th Edition) by Patrick J. Hurley

By Patrick J. Hurley

Tens of millions of scholars have discovered to be extra discerning at developing and comparing arguments with assistance from Patrick J. Hurley. Hurley's lucid, pleasant, but thorough presentation has made A CONCISE advent TO common sense the main universal common sense textual content in North the United States. moreover, the book's accompanying technological assets, comparable to CengageNOW and studying good judgment, contain interactive workouts in addition to video and audio clips to enhance what you learn within the ebook and listen to in school. briefly, you'll have all of the assistance you must develop into a extra logical philosopher and communicator.

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The legalization of drugs would remove the thrill of breaking the law; it would end the suffering caused by unmetered doses, impurities, and substandard paraphernalia. A huge segment of the underground and extralegal economy would move into a legitimate economy, taking money away from criminals, eliminating crime and violence, and restoring many talented people to useful endeavor. (Thomas L. Wayburn, letter to the editor) 6. Infectious disease is no longer the leading cause of death in this country, thanks to antibiotics, but there are new strains of bacteria that are resistant to—and others that grow only in the presence of—antibiotics.

Investigators are waiting for an engineer’s report on the deck’s occupancy load. (Newspaper clipping) Again, because the reporter makes no claim that these statements imply anything, there is no argument. 2 Recognizing Arguments 17 1 1 “The Air Force faces a serious shortage of experienced pilots in the years ahead, because repeated overseas tours and the allure of high paying jobs with commercial airlines are winning out over lucrative bonuses to stay in the service,” says a prominent Air Force official.

Jones) 5. Artists and poets look at the world and seek relationships and order. But they translate their ideas to canvas, or to marble, or into poetic images. Scientists try to find relationships between different objects and events. To express the order they find, they create hypotheses and theories. Thus the great scientific theories are easily compared to great art and great literature. (Douglas C. ) 6. The fact that there was never a land bridge between Australia and mainland Asia is evidenced by the fact that the animal species in the two areas are very different.

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