# 4: Assessing the Strength of an Argument (Logos)

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## Learning Outcomes

• Check arguments for common problems such as exceptions, faulty evidence, invalid assumptions, and inadequate treatment of counterarguments.
• Identify insights in an argument that can contribute to future discussions on the topic.
• Write a complete assessment of an argument’s strengths and weaknesses with a thesis that points to the most crucial ones.
• Use precise and varied phrases to highlight the argument’s flaws and insights.

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