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Week 4 Day 1 Chapter 7 Deductive and Inductive Argument - Arguments can be classified as inductive or deductive - Modes of reasoning, arriving at inference Key Distinctions 1. Necessity Versus Probability - Deductive Argument: Conclusion is followed by necessity - Premises contain all needed information - Inductive Argument: Conclusion is followed by some degree of probability - Conclusion goes beyond premises 2. From General to Specific, Specific to General - Deductive Argument: General to specific - Inductive Argument: Series of specific to general - Begins with hypothesis (an unproved theory or proposition), and gather data The Relationship Between Induction and Deduction Deductive: Laws of nature, repeated observations Induction: Leads to a trusted generalization allowing for necessary inference Deductive Reasoning Class Logic Class Logic : Underlying both forms of reasoning is an understanding Class : All the individual things that share a common feature - Order experience Relationship Between Classes
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