Unformatted text preview: drawing a conclusion based solely on what one already knows. Suppose you see rain on your window, you can infer from that, quite trivially, that the sky is grey. Looking out the window would have yielded the same fact, but through a process of perception, not inference (note however that perception itself can be viewed as an inferential process). Inference is studied within several different fields....
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- Spring '11
- Logic, false conclusion, valid form