Select ONE of the following prompts pertaining to The Shape of Reason chapter 4 ("Ethical Argument") and respond in approximately two paragraphs.
Identify a possible metaphor for argumentation not discussed in the chapter. Explain how this frame might alter our understanding of arguments.
Identify a specific example of an unethical argument. Discuss what makes it unethical and suggest how its point could be advanced in an ethical way.
Identify and discuss an example of exceptionalism (a case in which a person breaks a rule that he or she would have others follow) applied in an argument. Determine if the violation is justified in this scenario.
Identify which of the nine ethical precepts outlined in the chapter you find most meaningful and the one you find most difficult to apply. Discuss your replies.
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