Wealthy Donors for Platonic

The proposal above from the development office at Platonic University recommends that the university make advertisement to its alumni and other wealthy people in order to solve the budget deficit issue. This proposal is based on the success of Green University, which recently renamed itself after a wealthy donor gave it $100 million. The recommendation…

Musical rock group

In a proposal from the new manager regarding a musical rock group called Zapped, the manager appealed the importance of name recognition in order to succeed financially. In an attempt to support his idea, the manager recites the example of the rock group called Zonked. Stated in this way, the argument is flawed in three…

A golf course and resort hotel

The mayor of the town of Hopewell recommend to build a golf course and resort hotel similar to those in Ocean View. His recommendation is based those following evidence: First, a new municipal golf course and resort hotel in town of Ocean View and tourism in Ocean View rose. Second, new business have opened there…

Palean basket

In this argument, the author concludes that the Palean basket is no produced only by people in Palean. In support of his acclaim, the author points out that the Brim River is broad and deep. In addition, the author uses the fact that no Palean boat has been found in that area in support of…

Modifying of the showerheads to restrict water flow

In this argument, the author maintain that the modifying of the showerheads to restrict water flow throughout all twelve buildings in the Sunnyside towers will increase their profits further. This conclusion is based on following evidence: first, the change will lead to a savings for Sunny Corporation. Second, no problems with showers have been reported…

Copper extraction

At first glance, the author’s conclusion that the new technology described by the author can decrease the electricity used by the copper-extraction industry seems reasonable. However, a careful examination of the claim reveals that the argument relies on several unsubstantiated assumptions, which render it unconvincing as it stands. Before any final conclusions are made, the…

Manager’s statement

At first glance, the manager’s statement telling that we should concentrate on the state of Urba rather than on the state of Sylva to have more customer of our national newspaper is convincing. However, a careful examination of his claim uncovers that the argument relies on a series of unsubstantiated assumptions, which render it unconvincing…

Adams Realty

The author of this letter claims that the estate firm Adams Realty is obviously superior comparing to Fitch Realty in terms of the company’s scales, revenues, average sale-prices and selling efficiency. However, this statement seems to be imprudent since a significant amount of additional evidence is requisite in order to fully evaluate its reliability. In…

Flawed Business manager recommendation

The business manager of a department store recommends that in order to take advantage of recent trend department store should reduce the size of clothing department while to enlarge home furnishings and household products departments. To support his recommendation manager provides evidence of decreased profits of clothing department and increased profits of home furnishing departments…