CRT 205 week 6 DQ 2 - chocolate stains on my hands so I...

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CRT 205 week 6 DQ 1 AND 2*Graded A/100% The child is using both deductive and or inductive reasoning; it just depends on how the statement is viewed. If one looks at the situation through deductive reasoning one would believe that all chocolate chip cookies leave stains on your hands. If there are no stains on the child’s hands, we can conclude that she has not touched or eaten the chocolate chip cookies. If one looks at the situation through inductive reasoning one would be stating or believing that chocolate chip cookies do indeed leave stains on your hands, which would conclude that all the cookies the child touched can leave stains. The premise was stated when the child said, “There are no
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Unformatted text preview: chocolate stains on my hands, so I couldn’t have stolen the cookies.” We can conclude the child’s innocence by looking at her hands and seeing if there are indeed stains. I believe this argument is unconvincing due to the fact that the parent can prove the child’s reasoning false, which would then make the argument ineffective. If the parent can prove the child has stains on her hands or that chocolate chip cookies do not leave stains. The parent can make the child’s argument ineffective and false. The child’s excuse is one that I would have never thought of; however, it is very unconvincing. The child could have washed his or her hands prior to getting caught...
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