Basic Critical Thinking Week 6 Homework

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Basic Critical Thinking 1 Running head: BASIC CRITICAL THINKING WEEK 6 HOMEWORK Basic Critical Thinking Week 6 Homework Sheryl MacKay Everest College Online Basic Critical Thinking  SLS 1505-1003 Catherine Reynolds November 19, 2010
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Basic Critical Thinking Week 6 Homework A deductive argument is an argument is an argument in which it is thought that the premises provide a guarantee of the truth of conclusion. In a deductive argument, the premises are intended to provide support for the conclusion that is so strong that, if the premises are true, it would be impossible for the conclusion to be false. An inductive argument is an argument is an argument in which it is thought that the premises provide reasons supporting the probable truth of the conclusion. In an inductive argument, the premises are intended only to be so strong that, if they are true, then it is unlikely that the conclusion is false. The difference between the two comes from the sort of relation that the author of the argument takes there to be between the premises and the conclusion. If the author of the argument believes that the truth of the premises definitely establishes the truth of
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course SLS 1505-1 taught by Professor Catherinereynolds during the Spring '11 term at Everett CC.

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