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Exam1_Review[1] - You do not need to know for Exam#1 Weak...

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3/5/2009 1 Exam # 1 Review Session You do not need to know for Exam #1 Weak analogy Suppressed Evidence Also: I have limited your choices for the fill-in the blank to a subset of the fallacies we have studied.You still have to choose from among them, but you are given all of the ones that will occur. General Comment We don’t know the truth of our conclusion when we have a fallacy. BUT we also don’t need to know whether the premises are TRUE. And criticize the argument on the grounds that the specific premises do not support the intended conclusion. Red Herring Topic A is under discussion. Topic B is introduced under the guise of being relevant to topic A (when topic B is actually not relevant to topic A). Topic A is abandoned. Red Herring: Examples "We admit that this bond measure is important. But we also urge you to note that there are so many bond issues on this ballot that the whole thing is getting ridiculous.“
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