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Ambiguity PHIL 102 California State University, Chico
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Ambiguous Claims Ambiguous claims are claims that can be interpreted in two or more distinct interpretations. Ambiguity causes confusion because of a lack of clarity--the meaning of the claim is not clear.
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Ambiguous Claims There are three main types of ambiguity: Semantic Syntactic Grouping
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Semantic Ambiguity This type of ambiguity is caused due to confusion about the meaning of a
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Unformatted text preview: particular word or phrase. Ex. She is cold. Syntactic Ambiguity This type of ambiguity is caused due to the sentence structure ( or syntax ). Ex. She saw the farmer with binoculars . What are the two possible meanings? Grouping Ambiguity This type of ambiguity occurs when a claim is unclear in terms of the intended group. Ex. Secretaries make more than physicians . What are the two possible meanings?...
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