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Unformatted text preview: Target: Students in PHI 1000 a. 60% of all students surveyed in PHI 1000 got an A or a B Therefore >50% of PHI 1000 students will have an A or a B 10. Not a statistical argument 14. Not a statistical argument 8.5 A 1. Argument commits fallaciesHasty generalization: Too small of a sample to make claimBiased sample: Only contains fish at Georgia Aquarium 2. Argument commits fallaciesHasty generalization: Only pertains to 22% of students at VCUBiased sample: Does not cover other college students at other universities 3. Argument commits all three fallacies: Fallacy of Hasty Generalization: Do not know the sample sizeBiased question: Question is presented using words that convey a negative connotation Biased sample: Don’t know sample size or who was being asked the question...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course PHI 191 taught by Professor Dunno during the Fall '08 term at Syracuse.
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