What other criteria besides age could be used to determine adulthood? How would you define adulthood if you couldn’t specify an age?/2022

Oppenheimer proposes an operational definition of adulthood: age 18. What
reasons does he offer to support his claim?

. Oppenheimer implies that there are problems with the operational definition
of adulthood as age 18. What are some of these problems?

. What other criteria besides age could be used to determine adulthood? How
would you define adulthood if you couldn’t specify an age?

. If you had to vote on a single age for adulthood, would you agree with
Oppenheimer that 18 is the best choice? Why or why not?

. What is at stake in this argument?