Essay Cove

Essay Cove

Please read “Avoiding Logical Fallacies” in Chapter 17 of THE WEST GUIDE, pp. 276-283. (Chapter 19 of THE WEST GUIDE pp. 314-320 in the older edition).
Please write up TEN of the logical fallacies in Steven Rhoads’ article, “What Fathers Do Best.” Note, that this is the “warm up” in the instructions on p.282, but in this class, it is your formal assignment.
The most important aspect of this assignment is that you EXPLAIN why certain points he makes are fallacies. BE SPECIFIC. This can be in list format with brief paragraphs of description to explain. It need not have an introduction or conclusion, but it must have explanations paragraphs for each fallacy.
Write a formal assignment below (no attachments) on the logical fallacies you find in Steven Rhoad’s “What Fathers Do Best.” The article appears in our textbook on p. 323. (Page numbers may differ with older editions).
Please list all of the fallacies you find in the article, where you find them, and then EXPLAIN why they are fallacies. Label the fallacies using the names in our textbook, pp. 314-325 in the Logical Fallacies section of Chapter 19 “Advanced Modes of Argumentation.” (Again, page numbers may differ with older editions).
For example, “Steven Rhoads appeals to tradition when he states, ‘…”
BE SPECIFIC. Continue all the way to the end of the article. Don’t lose steam. Remember that there can be more than one fallacy even in a single sentence. Be as thorough as you can be. An introduction and conclusion are not necessary. This is a list with paragraphs of explanation.

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