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method of reasoning questions

Postby bates2013 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:43 pm

Can it be assumed all method of reasoning questions refer to valid arguments?

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Re: method of reasoning questions

Postby bp shinners » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:03 pm

bates2013 wrote:Can it be assumed all method of reasoning questions refer to valid arguments?


It doesn't matter - you're just trying to describe how the speaker/arguer is making their point. Don't waste time analyzing validity in these questions.

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Re: method of reasoning questions

Postby jvincent11 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:07 pm

bp shinners wrote:
bates2013 wrote:Can it be assumed all method of reasoning questions refer to valid arguments?


It doesn't matter - you're just trying to describe how the speaker/arguer is making their point. Don't waste time analyzing validity in these questions.


Agreed. I don't ever remember asking myself "is this valid?", but to answer your question while the invalid arguments are usually the faulty reasoning questions, I wouldn't rule out the possibility that you could get an invalid argument on a methods of reasoning.

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Re: method of reasoning questions

Postby sighsigh » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:15 pm

No.



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