LogicStudy - 17/12/200615:03:00

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17/12/2006 15:03:00 1. What is independence and why does a good argument need to have it Each premise is plausible on it’s own, not just because the conclusion itself is  plausible Important because you won’t have to assume the conclusion in order to see  the premise as being plausible and helps prevent circularity 2. difference between direct and indirect criticism of plausibility of premise direct o challenging the premise… giving reason for it to be false ie. provide counterexamples indirect o questioning if there is any good reason to believe it o shows weak plausibility (argument cannot support conclusion for us) 3. example of premise and two audiences such that the premise is  plausible to one but not the other premise: water boils at 100 ° C 1 Audience: at sea level this is true 2 nd  Audience: about sea level, this is false
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2010 for the course MGT 3460 taught by Professor Ebenezerasem during the Spring '10 term at University of Lethbridge.

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