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HOW TO DECONSTRUCT an Argument An exercise in making an argument for one point of view while acknowledging the other side....
1. PRESENT PROBLEM 2. Define terms if necessary 3. 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 --
Federalist Paper #10 1. 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. Republic c. small v. large