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relevance and good grounds

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHLB05H3
Professor
Bader
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 3 - Relevance and Good Grounds 17 January2011 15:11 Relevance - In some ways, easiest criterion to meet, because it simplymust givea reason for the conclusion - It could be hard because of fallacies - All good grounds are relevantbut not all relevant premisesconstitute good grounds - A premiseis relevantis it, along with other premises, could provide good grounds for the conclusion - An irrelevantpremise, could never combine with other premisesto providegood grounds for the conclusion. Types of Relevance - Analogy - Inductive Evidence Refers to a small subset of informal evidence Amassingstatistical evidenceand concluding from that - Deductive - Conductive DifferentTypes of RelevanceFailures - The straw man Misrepresenting the argumentthat we are trying to refute If one doesnt try
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