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Modes Of Reasoning
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MODR 1710
Linda Carozza

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-Hasty conclusion: when an arguments does not have enough proof to support its claim. -Hasty Generalization: when the argument claim is based on an unreliable sample. -Anecdotal evidence: sample size= arguer -Appeal to ignorance: an argument that supports its claim by stating that the claim has not been proven false. -Slippery slope: argument that states that a small first step leads to a chain of related events concluding in some significant effect. -Analogy: when objects A and B do not explicitly share property P. -Two wrongs reasoning: X (bad action) is justified by a worse action Y. -Two wrongs reasoning by analogy scheme: X should be allowed since Y is allowed and X&Y are similar. -Abusive: att
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