Must write 4-7 sentences per question.
· Select one of the topics from Pros & Cons of Controversial Issues , state your position on the issue, and identify three premises (reasons) listed under the “pro” or “con” section, whichever section opposes your position.
· For the three premises (reasons) that oppose your position on the issue, answer these “believing” questions suggested by Elbow:
. What’s interesting or helpful in this view?
. What would I notice if I believed this view?
. In what sense or under what conditions might this idea be true?
· Use the Internet to research for an example of an enthymeme in the media. You may find an op-ed, political piece, advertising, et cetera.
· Identify the implied premise in the enthymeme.
. Why did you choose this example?
Please respond to the following: