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Philosophy
Course
PHI1101
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All Professors
Semester
Winter

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Argument by AnalogyAn analogy is a comparison of two or more things that are alike in specific waysAnalogies can also be used to argue inductively for a conclusionSuch arguments are known as analogical induction or argument by analogyIt works like this Because these two things are similar in several ways they must be similar in some further wayExamplesAnimals like humans have nerves a spinal cord and a brain So like humans animals must feel painHumans can move do math and fall in love Robots can move and do math So robots can fall in love
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