Unformatted text preview: 1. Show that a term is not used consistently (i.e. fallacy of equivocation). 2. Show that a term is used in a misleading way (not how we normally define it). Definition-like premise-> a premise which gives a (often incomplete) definition of a concept. “ Any publication which contains sexually explicit images is pornographic.” Criticizing definition-like premises: 1. Presenting a counter-example. 2. Showing that the definition does not elucidate. 3. Showing that conditions are incompatible....
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- Spring '11
- Philosophy of language, sexually explicit images, CONCEPTS Conceptual