It is usually better to consider one or two serious counterarguments in some depth, rather than to give a long but superficial list of many different counterarguments and replies be sure that your reply is consistent with your original argument. Should or should not is a value judgment one that is highly subjective in this instance depending on your personal opinion of firearms and philosophical paradigm if you want to buy a car, do you ant to buy the best car you can get for the mo. Counterarguments what are counterarguments a counterargument is an opposing claim or competing position this is the reader’s “but” statement or “what about” statement - jtc why do we use them-addressing the claims of the oppositions is an important component in building a convincing argument.
Four primary points in opposition of pas (and the counterarguments in support) while there are many fine points and details to the emotionally-laden issue of physician-assisted suicide, these can be broken down into four main points which often arise against its acceptance or legalization and to every argument, there is a counter-argument. Morals aside, allow me to make a purely economic argument against racism when a society is racist, a certain percentage of its people are oppressed when those people are oppressed then they won’t get a quality education, and very few will be abl. Anticipate the counterarguments once you have a working thesis, you should think about what might be said against it this will help you to refine your thesis, and it will also make you think of the arguments that you'll need to refute later on in your essay. Counterarguments show that you understand both your opinion on a matter and the opinion of others because you are offering your reader others’ arguments that may be incorrect or flawed compared to your own.
In this sense, counterarguments are simply components of arguments which recognize the opposing viewpoint (its thesis and its argument), and attempt to refute, deny, or debunk it counterarguments contain four components: 1) the counterclaim 2) the counterpoints 3) the analysis. What is a counter-argument what do you think the word 'counter' means it is a surface in your kitchen, but what else could the word mean as a verb, counter means ''to oppose'' or ''to go. The president questioned mr trump’s fitness for office in comments made after a meeting of more than 50 world leaders to discuss nuclear security. Tuesday’s post arguing that supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg crossed the line in her outspoken critique of presumptive republican presidential nominee donald trump generated quite a bit. Counterarguments item 608: creoles like the amendment item 505: why radicals are mad the democratic party effectively responded to fusionist attacks on the suffrage amendment, both in person and in print for example, although they denied that any white voters would be disfranchised by the amendment, in order to appease those who were.
English enhanced scope and sequence lesson skill: counterarguments strand writing sol 116 126 materials • pepsi products • coke products • chart paper • markers. Arguments and counterarguments michael mccann is a professor of law and the director of the sports law institute at vermont law school he is on twitter updated february 9, 2012, 9:24 am. Responding to counterarguments: faq what is a counterargument a counterargument is an argument, with factual evidence or other kinds of support, that challenges either your thesis or a.
Example #1 many people argue that bullying is a natural part of society and that the only way to prevent the more serious effects of bullying is to punish those who do it and help the victims. Using counterarguments will sharpen your own thinking as you write the turn against as counterarguments are contemplated, some writers discover their own views shifting, which results in an essay or paper being written from the side they originally were against. When i teach a writing course, i require counterarguments in every paper over four pages the best approach to a counterargument is called “acknowledgement and response” some people worry that a counterargument undermines their argument, but as you’ve learned in the other responses here such is not the case.
Inoculation theory was developed by social psychologist william j mcguire in 1961 to explain how attitudes and beliefs change, and more importantly, how to keep existing attitudes and beliefs consistent in the face of attempts to change them. Here is a detailed list of the international, national, state, and local health organizations that have come out in support of medical marijuana legalization they include the british medical. Counterargument definition: the definition of a counterargument is an opposing point of view to another argument (noun) an example of counterargument is a pro life point of view to a pro choice point of view. Writing a counterargument and refutation counterargument the counterargument paragraph is developed in much the same way that an argument.
This channel, entitled counter arguments, has within it a collection of arguments in response to arguments put forward either by mass amounts of people or. Say, “with your partner, predict what counterarguments you think brandon’s parents might offer in response to his request” have students share some of their answers with the class display the letter to brandon ( l-6-3-2_letter to brandondoc ) on an overhead projector/document camera. Counter-argument 1 cabrini university writing center – revised 9/16 counter-argument and rebuttal what is a counter-argument a counter-argument is an argument opposed to your thesis or part of your thesis.