Assignment 1:DiscussionPrescriptive and Descriptive Arguments
Descriptions describethey depict the what is of a statement. Prescriptions prescribethey express the what ought to be of a statement. When approaching controversial or emotionally charged subjects critical thinkers are mindful of the different roles that facts and values play in peoples judgments and the different roles they play in different kinds of judgments. This assignment will help deepen your understanding of those distinctions.
To see how an issue can be approached using a descriptive or prescriptive argument reviewthese examples. Descriptive and prescriptive arguments are considered in the lecture pages forModule 3.
Based on your understanding of descriptive and prescriptive arguments respond to the following:
Support your arguments with scholarly references. Be sure to provide citations for your sources as well as citations for a premise you state to be a fact.
Write your initial response in a total of 200300 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.