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Unformatted text preview: 3. There is another premise (or premises)that is also reasonable for the person to believe and the argument formed by adding this additional premise is not cogent. An argument is inductively strong for a person if and only if 1. The argument is cogent. 2. It is reasonable for the person to believe all the premises of the argument; and 3. The argument is not defeated by the person’s total evidence. An argument is weak for a person if and only if 1. The argument is not deductively strong for the person; and 2. The argument is not inductively strong for the person....
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2010 for the course PHIL philoXX1 taught by Professor Harbon during the Fall '08 term at Simon Fraser.
- Fall '08