Unformatted text preview: o Premises assert one or more similarities between two or more things o The conclusion asserts an additional similarity between those same things o Example 11.2 #1: C: A man ought not to boast of wisdom acquired through an unfair advantage P1: A man ought not to boast of his courage for beating a men when his hands are bound P2: winning a fight when your opponent has his hands tied is similar to acquiring wisdom as a result of unfair advantage o Example 11.2 #2 C: it’s inconsistent to say your anti-Zionist and yet deny that you’re anti-Semitic P1: it’s inconsistent to say the US shouldn’t exist and yet deny that you’re anti-American. P2: similarity between saying the US shouldn’t exist and saying the a Zionist state shouldn’t exist...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PHIL 045 taught by Professor Hopper during the Fall '07 term at GWU.
- Fall '07