Co-Orientational View Of Argument DIT WEEK 2 PREPARED BY KUMUDHAM SANDRASEGARAN Learning outcomes Perspective Of An Argumentation How Argument Perspectives are Used Arguer –Based Argument A Co-Orientational Approach We encounter arguments everywhere in daily life. Basic test of arguments :- 1) it is a group of two or more statements 2) one of those statements(the conclusion) is claimed or intended to be supported by the others(premise) What is not an argument Reports Unsupported assertions Conditional statements Illustrations explanations Identify arguments I ate because I was hungry He must be home. He’s car is in the diveway. I’m trading in my Ford Explorer for a Toyota Corolla because they are more reliable and get better gas mileage. If Christmas is on a Friday, the day after Christmas must be a Saturday. Toulmin Model Data 2. Claim 3. Warrant 4. Backing 5. Qualifier 6. Reservation Using the model 1. Argument styles Competing Collaborating Compromising Avoiding Accommodating Activity In groups of three, come up with names for several new cars – a massive luxury sedan, an CRV for the family, an off-road vehicle for the sports minded, an affordable four-door, and a sleek, sporty coupe’. Then choose one of your new cars and write an advertisement to sell it.