Presentation on theme: "HOW TO DECONSTRUCT an Argument"— Presentation transcript:
1 HOW TO DECONSTRUCT an Argument An exercise in making an argument for one point of view while acknowledging the other side
2 1. PRESENT PROBLEM2. Define terms if necessary3. Present counterargument -- Examine the faulty reasoning of the “other side”4. Present argument – examine how this side correct faulty logic of counterargument.5. Acknowledges critics of this argument and addresses concerns.6. conclusion --
3 Federalist Paper #101. INTRODUCTION: Lays out the problem – Madison is writing his argument as a response to something. . To what is he responding?Defining term – faction:3. PRESENT CASE: According to Madison, what are the ways of curing the “mischiefs” of factions:4. Counterargument: What are the problems with removing the causes?5. ARGUMENT: Madison argues that we can control the _________of factions? How do we do accomplish this task? What type of government works best? Why?a. counterargument: Why not democracy?b. Republicc. small v. large
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