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Unformatted text preview: An Argument consists of a conclusion and the reasons that allegedly support it. Ambiguity refers to the existence of multiple possible meanings for a word or phrase. An assumption is an unstated belief that supports the explicit reasoning. A value assumption is an implicit preference for one value over another in a particular context. We use value preferences and value priorities as synonyms. A fallacy is a reasoning trick that an author might use while trying to persuade you to accept a conclusion....
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- Spring '07