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Unformatted text preview: possible Hypothetical Assumptions: The assumption should be compatible with the facts and probable, given these facts The assumption should enable us to progress with out consistency analysis Outcome: Consistent A good analysis to justify the outcome “consistent on analysis” must address these two questions: 1. What aroused our suspicion? 2. Why is the source inconsistent? More on Assumptions Logical Assumption – a statement that must be true in order for some other statements to be true, or in order for some other discourse to be used appropriately Logical assumptions are frequently unstated or implicit in discourse until they are made explicit by analysis Hypothetical Assumption – a statement we took for true in the absence of more reliable information In any kind of interpersonal communication a hypothetical assumption will usually be stated or explicit...
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- Spring '07
- consistency analysis, Assumptions Consistency Analysis, Assumptions Logical Assumption, possible Hypothetical Assumptions, consistency analysis Outcome