CMN105 Notes

CMN105 Notes - Wednesday, February 10, 2010 CMN105 Lecture...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010 CMN105 Lecture Fallacial’s Reasoning- Common incidents of where this happens. Barriers to Rational Discussions Receivers of information and persuasive arguments must be on guard constantly against Fallacias Reasoning that can creep into the discussion and reduce or destroy the credibility of what is being said. The following are the most common errors in rational thought that are made by both individuals and problem-solving groups. 1. Faulty generalization . The first type is the hasty generalization, based on too few examples. The second is the unrepresentative generalization; which occurs when the examples drawn upon are not representative of the class to which the generalization is applied. “N” need large number of N French men are into birthdays- faulty statements. 2. Faulty causation. This type of fallacious reasoning occurs when someone assumes there is a causal relationship between two variables when in fact
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