Deduction v induction

Deduction v induction - Logical: “only” no exceptions...

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Deduction (enthymeme/syllogism)(strong) Induction (paradigm/example)(weak) Universal- particular – tighter bond between premise and conclusion. Could contain “all” “none” “some” “one” “if. . then” 2 sentences linked by “therefore” or “consequently” sentence joined by “since” “because” “so” “for” Enthymemes: Persuades w/elements that are non- essential to logic; it persuades “with emotions, feelings, inclinations that are unexpressed but which color the reception of the argument” Produce a probability rather than a truth. possibilities may be more persuasive than truths
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Unformatted text preview: Logical: “only” no exceptions force of relation between Premise and Conclusion is necessary, all the time. Rhetorical: usually. There can be exceptions. Via probability Via signs Varies with time/setting. Necessary premise only because of my limited experience. Def: A form of logic that allows us to conclude a general principle based on a persuasive accumulation of instances. Logical: particulars to universal “that” “all” “always” Rhetorical: logical deductions without necessity. Logical deductions-“only” Use experience. Particular-particular. From known to unknown....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course HUM 2900 taught by Professor Lupton during the Fall '08 term at UC Irvine.

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