What are the Value Conflicts and Assumptions?
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What is an assumption?
An unstated (and often unconscious) belief about the way the world is or should be that affects the acceptability of the reasons or conclusion.
What is a Value?
An unstated , worthwhile, abstract idea about what’s good and right. (Truth , Loyalty , Freedom, etc.).
What is value conflict?
When two competing values cannot be held to the same degree in a given argument or situation:
What is a Value Assumption?
“An implicit preference for one value over another in a particular context.”
What is a Descriptive Assumption?
An unstated belief about the way the world was, is, or will become, and which affects the acceptability of the reasons or conclusion
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