In the sense in which we will be using the term, an “argument” is something that will always have A. valid premises B. Conclusion C. Soundness.
In one type of argument, if the argument is valid, and if the premises then reason says that we must accept the conclusion as true. This type of argument is called A. Dialectical B. Deductive C. Inductive
The fallacy of “ad hominem” occurs whenever we ____ rather than _____
A. Stay only at the surface of a discussion
B. Attack a person rather than his or her ideas.
C. Throw a discussion off track by bringing in an irrelevant point