Argument Essays (Examples)

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Arguments For And Against Parole For Juvenile Offenders Sentenced

Pages: 5 (1643 words) Document Type:response paper Document #:86756982

… are opinions given from people like Howie Carr who asks why he is supposed to feel sorry for these people. There are the arguments of lawyers on both sides. There is Professor James Fox who explains that an entire generation has been desensitized to violence and that … final remarks are given to the side that supports parole that the filmmakers ultimately side with them.
But what of the types of arguments that are made? On the side of those who are against parole, the arguments tend to be emotional rather than logical. Those objecting are bitter and angry that their loved ones have been lost. They may say … up by the other side; they do not even consider them. They are simply shown to be nursing a continual…[break]…for me was the argument of those opposed to parole. I did not feel their outrage or sorrow to be……

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Arguments To Vaccinate Or To Not Vaccinate

Pages: 2 (656 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Essay Document #:65192267

… a non-vaccinated child who might have been exposed to the illness from highly susceptible persons, and a demise. In a nutshell, the main argument made by the article is that regardless of whether a parent chooses not to vaccinate a child based on exemptions provided by state ……



Caplan, A. L., Hoke, D., Diamond, N. J., & Karshenboyem, V. (2012). Free to choose but liable for the consequences: should non-vaccinators be penalized for the harm they do? The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 40(3), 606-611.

National Conference of State Legislatures. (2020). States With Religious and Philosophical Exemptions From School Immunization Requirements. Retrieved from: 

Nelson, K. E., & Williams, C. M. (Eds.). (2014). Infectious disease epidemiology: theory and practice. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

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Theism And The Moral Argument

Pages: 11 (3193 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:32872904

The moral argument consists of four components—moral facts, moral knowledge, moral transformation and moral rationality. As Baggett and Walls point out, the most pertinent moral facts … this universal sense of value. This is a particular fact that has to be dealt with in order to understand why the moral argument is necessarily a theistic argument, which is what this paper will argue. Moral knowledge, transformation and rationality all support the argument as well. Moral knowledge itself is a sense of the universality of morality—the the absolute validity of the platitudes of Practical Reason, as … one can come to know through ascertainment of the facts of morality by using reason.[footnoteRef:4] Rationality thus plays a part in the moral argument because “rationality expunged of the relevance of morality is a thin, myopic, and emaciated notion indeed.”[footnoteRef:5] All four components work together, overlap and … a thin, myopic, and emaciated……



Baggett, David and Jerry Walls. God and Cosmos. Oxford University Press, 2016.

Baggett, David and Jerry Walls. Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality. Oxford University Press, 2011.

Evans, Stephen. God and Moral Obligation. Oxford University Press, 2013.

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Organ Transplantation Argumentative

Pages: 5 (1537 words) Sources: 11 Document Type:Essay Document #:98526810

Argumentative essay for organ transplantation
Organ transplantation is the donating of one’s organ to another human being for replacing his or her damaged organ … ethically and morally right, relieving the suffering of another fellow being and giving them what they require to survive. However, there have been arguments against the organ transplantation, arising due to failed instances and commoditizing of the organs happening around the world, mostly affecting the poorer population. … transplantation, arising due to failed instances and commoditizing of the organs happening around the world, mostly affecting the poorer population. Even the ethical counter-arguments have been given that focuses on the self-harm theory whereby in today’s generation intake of drugs and other self-harming activities is mostly prevalent … that focuses on the self-harm theory whereby in today’s generation intake of drugs and other self-harming activities is mostly prevalent which dilutes the argument of a charitable act by……


Work Cited

Barker, Clyde F, and James F Markmann. \\\\\\"Historical Overviewed of Transplantation.\\\\\\" Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine 3.4 (2013):

Benefits are a few for Kidney Sellers. (2002, December). USA Today Magazine, p. 10. Academic Search Premier.

County, B. (2015, April 8). 5 benefits of organ donations. Florida Today.

Ehtiush, E. (2011) Ethical controversies in organ transplantation. Understanding the Complexities of Kidney Transplantation. Retrieved April 16, 2020 from

Grinyó, Josep M. \\\\\\"Why Is Organ Transplantation Clinically Important?\\\\\\" Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine 3.6 (2013)

Hughes, N. S. (2003, March). Human Kidneys: The New Cash Crop. New Internationalist. Academic Search Premier.

Hvidt, Niels Christian, et al. \\\\\\"For and against Organ Donation and Transplantation: Intricate Facilitators and Barriers in Organ Donation Perceived by German Nurses and Doctors.\\\\\\" Journal of transplantation 2016 (2016).

Radcliffe, J. (2012). Debating the ethics of organ transplantation. In The Ethics of Transplants. Oxford University Press.

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Booker T Washington Argumentative Comparison

Pages: 4 (1312 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:14955854

Topic: An argumentative comparison of Booker T Washington’s “Speech at the Atlanta Exposition,” and W.E.B. Du Bois', \"The Talented Tenth\".
Any narrative on African American … the sole means of uplifting the African American community was through education, Dubois clearly articulated the import of work for African Americans. His argument was: providing education to working individuals will prove more valuable to industrialism as against keeping him from obtaining education. Education is not just ……



Blatty, D. (2015, February 22). W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington and the Origins of the Civil Rights Movement. Retrieved from Biography: 

Dubois, W. (1903). he Talented Tenth. In The Negro Problem: A Series of Articles by Representative Negroes of To-day (pp. 36-43). New York.

Dunn, F. (1993). The Educational Philosophies of Washington, Dubois, and Houston: Laying the Foundations for Afrocentrism and Multiculturalism. Journal of Negro Education, 62(1), 23-24.

Hancock, A.-M. (n.d.). Socialism/Communism. In p. Young.

Washington, B. T. (1895). Speech at the Atlanta Exposition. Atlanta.

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Stephen Kings The Outsider Persuasive Argument

Pages: 4 (1238 words) Sources: 1 Document Type:Essay Document #:51886635

Stephen King’s The Outsider: A Persuasive Argument
The Outsider is a well-written book with exiting and unexpected turns and twists. The book has several well-developed themes. In my opinion, ……


Works Cited

Kind, Stephen. The Outsider. Simon and Schuster, 2019.

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Genetic Testing

Pages: 2 (641 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:95049341

… genetic tests have emerged and expanded. Despite its popularity, genetic testing is associated with some risks and limitations including physical risks. Consequently, numerous arguments have been raised to support and disapprove the use of this biotechnology. This paper examines reasons for and against the use of this … available, direct-to-consumer genetic tests. The increased availability of these tests to patients and people in the community has raised questions that have generated arguments in…[break]…evaluation to be deemed meaningful. Advances in genetic tests has not been complemented by systems and procedures to assess the tests in a ……



Bertolotti, M. (2015, October). Opportunities, Risks, and Limitations of Genetic Testing: Looking to the Future from Patients’ Point of View. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 90(10), 1311-1313.

DeFilippis, E.M., Rehm, H., Cirino, A.L. & Lakdawala, N.K. (2018, September). The Lifespan of Genetic Testing. The American Journal of Medicine, 131(9), 991-992.

Glick, M. (2016, March). Genetic Testing. The Journal of the American Dental Association, 147(3), 157-159.

Zimmern, R.L. & Kroese, M. (2007, September). The Evaluation of Genetic Tests. Journal of Public Health, 29(3), 246-250.

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Frederick Douglass Civil Reforms In United States

Pages: 8 (2314 words) Sources: 11 Document Type:Essay Document #:42698748

Contributions towards abolition movement
Fredrick Douglass published many books and letters in support of the abolitionist movement. His works and speeches were primarily arguments against slavery. They highlighted the ills of slavery and why slavery was wrong. The main objective of his works and speeches was to … The main objective of his works and speeches was to show that slavery is unjust, immoral, ungodly, unnatural, and cruel. He made his arguments very in his speeches as a member of the American Anti-Slavery Society that was led by Garrison. He also made them clear in … Narrative. This autobiography was the first of two. His second autobiography was called My Bondage and My Freedom. In it, he expanded his arguments as the tension between the Union and the Southern states increased over the issue of slavery and trade before the Civil War (Sundstrom). … slavery because they were not……


Works cited

Douglass, Frederick. \\\\\\\\\\\\"The Civil Rights Case.\\\\\\\\\\\\" speech at Lincoln Hall, Washington, DC 22 (1883): 1950-75.

Douglass, Frederick. \\\\\\\\\\\\"The meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Frederick Douglass: Selected speeches and writings (1852): 188-206.

DuBois, Ellen Carol. Feminism and suffrage: The emergence of an independent women\\\\\\\\\\\\'s movement in America, 1848-1869. Cornell University Press, 1978.

Fredrickson, George M. Racism: A short history. Princeton University Press, 2002.

Gooding-Williams, Robert. In the shadow of Du Bois: Afro-modern political thought in America. Harvard University Press, 2009.

Jefferson, Thomas. Notes on the State of Virginia. Penguin, 1999.

Lee, Maurice S., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Frederick Douglass. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

McCarthy, Thomas. Race, empire, and the idea of human development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

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The Right To Die Physician Assisted Suicide

Pages: 4 (1250 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Editorial Analysis Document #:82107988

… Disabilities, n.d.). The latter supports physician-assisted suicide as a right to die with dignity even for disabled people, while the former refutes the argument heavily for disabled people.
Samuel R. Bagenstos is the Frank G. Millard Professor of Law, who recently has taught several courses, including Disability … Samuel, n.d.). Bagenstos has many credentials and is well-known for his field of study and specialization, which makes him entirely credible for the arguments he has shared against the Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS).
The Death and Dignity National Center is an NGO that advocated for Death with Dignity … more wholesome and persuasive in its appeal.
Conclusively, the article of the Death with Dignity is more persuasive and appealing in conveying its arguments across the reader as it employs various structural points that help the reader establish more trust and understanding of the text. Even though … credibility, the evidence provided by……



About Us. (n.d.). Retrieved from Death With Dignity: 

Bagenstos, S. R. (2009). Legalized Assisted Suicide Reflects a Biased View of the Disabled.

Bagenstos, Samuel. (n.d.). Retrieved from Michigan Law: n

Clark, B. (2007, September 26). Ten Timeless Persuasive Writing Techniques.

Death with Dignity and People with Disabilities. (n.d.). Retrieved from Death With Dignity: 

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Why College Athletes Should Be Paid

Pages: 5 (1459 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:49619734

… athletes face, in addition to providing distributive justice.
The issue of compensating college athletes has been dissected in many ways. There are blanket arguments for and against, but there is also discussion surrounding the question of how compensation should be handled, if compensation of college athletes is … they should be paid.
This paper will break down the case for why college athletes should be paid, leveraging from some of the arguments that have been made by journalists and other experts in the subject. A variety of perspectives will be examined. There will also be … by journalists and other experts in the subject. A variety of perspectives will be examined. There will also be a discussion of the arguments against paying college athletes, so as to strongman the opposing argument. Then, a recommendation will be made, wherein my argument is backed with the research and the counterarguments are……



Bokat-Lindell, S. (2019). Should College Athletes Be Allowed to Get Paid? Retrieved From 

De Piccioto, E. (2019). Should College Athletes Get Paid? Retrieved From 

Gaydos, R. (2019). California governor signs bill allowing college athletes to capitalize on image, name and likeness. Retrieved From 

Lemmons, M. (2017). College Athletes Getting Paid? Here Are Some Pros And Cons. Retrieved From 

Siegfried, J. J. (2015). The Case for Paying College Athletes. American Economic Association, 29(1), 115-138. Retrieved From 

Yankah, E. (2015). Why N.C.A.A. Athletes Shouldn’t Be Paid. Retrieved From 

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