大学英语第四册第三课.ppt

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大学英语第四册第三课

We are more gullible and superstitious today than we were in the Middle Ages. We are more easy to accept beliefs without reasoning by ourselves than the people in the Middle Ages were. Actually people in the Middle Ages were quite gullible and superstitious because they tended to accepted whatever beliefs the churches input. 2. He merely swallows this theory because there is something about it that appeals to the twentieth-century mentality.(para.1) because 为原因状语从句,it 指前面的 theory, that appeals to … 为 it 的定语从句。twentieth-century mentality 意思是the way of thinking in the twentieth century. 释义:He just accepts this theory without giving it a second thought because it has something attractive to people in the twentieth century. 译文:他仅仅是囫囵吞枣地接受了这个理论,原因是该理论中有迎合20世纪人们心态的某种东西。 How does the author refute the Flat Earth Theory? If you stand by the seashore on a clear day, you can see the masts and funnels of invisible ships passing along the horizon. This shows that the earth’s surface is not flat but curved. The debate between the oval Earth man and I the first card Argument 1: Analogy of the sun and moon. Counter-argument 1: I only know that they are round but don’t know for sure they are spherical. I have no reason to convince that the earth must be the same shape as the sun and the moon. the first round The debate between the oval Earth man and I I don’t know for sure whether the eclipses of the moon are caused by the shadow of the earth. my second card Argument 2: the earth’s shadow: It appears to be the shadow of a round object during eclipses. the second round Counter-argument 2: The debate between the oval Earth man and I my queen of trumps Argument 3 the opinion of the experts: Astronomer Royal says the earth is round. Would I know a way of testing it? Have I tested it? the third round Counter-argument 3 (king): The debate between the oval Earth man and I

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