Section4.4

Section4.4 - appeal to inappropriate authority appealing to...

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4.4 fallacies of defective induction every fallacies- instance of bad reasoning from inference of premise to conclusion the premises are relevant but insufficient to establish the conclusion argument from ignorance inability to demonstrate the falsity of the conclusion does not entail the truth of that conclusion inability to demonstrate the truth of the conclusion does not entail its falsity “{God exists}(C) because {you can’t prove God doesn’t exist} (P)” “{God doesn’t exist}(C) because {you can’t prove that God exists} (P)” not sufficient to justify jump from one to the other
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Unformatted text preview: appeal to inappropriate authority appealing to irrelevant authority/source of expertise, to justify a conclusion someone who plays a doctor on tv saying Tylenol is a good product to take/heals headaches backaches, etc. pg 140 #5 ad hominem- personal bias influencing decision- circumstantial?? You want ID to be taught in public schools solely because of your religious belief All three arguments valid Make sure they are translated correctly!!!!!!! I C M v B M -> ~C Therefore : B ~~C 2, DN ~M 4,5, MT B DS 3,6 1. C 2. ~(D -> D) IP 3. ~(~Dv D) 2, Imp 4. ~~D ~D 3, DeM...
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