Writing a Script Session 1 1. Display the chart paper with students' responses from Part 1, Session 4. This will be used as a resource during the writing activity.
Validity Here is a way to keep validity in mind and why it is important. Sometimes in the course of daily argument we commit or run across blatant, fundamental errors in reasoning, contradictions. A contradiction in reasoning is usually easy to pick out because the assertion from a tabloid headline"Boy Born Speaking French", runs completely counter to our intuitions about truth and reason.
But contradictions in our daily arguments are not so straightforward. Premises and Technological prop up to develop listening are expressed in true and false combinations. Rarely do we make a series of obviously true or false statements leading to clear-cut conclusions.
Valid arguments give us a benchmark against which to compare true and false meanings, assertions and conclusions. By definition a valid argument is one that if all the premises are true, the conclusion must be true.
True input must yield true output. You can count on a valid argument. You will note in the definition of a valid argument the word 'if. And the argument may still be valid. With an invalid argument, however, you never know what you will get.
It doesn't matter if all the premises are true or false, you may get either a true or false conclusion. There is no benchmark for invalid conclusions. True input may yield true output, but it may not.
You cannot count of the fact that true premises will lead to a true conclusion. The concepts of validity and invalidity will later help us determine fallacious arguments.
Deduction and Induction One can reach a conclusion through a process of deduction or induction.
Deduction is the process of deriving a conclusion that necessarily follows from a set of premises. In a deductive argument, if all the premises are true, the conclusion must be truth.
All cats are mammals. All mammals are warm-blooded. Therefore, all cats are warm-blooded. Induction is the process of drawing a conclusion, or supposing based on past observation, that a particular hypothesis is true.
All previously observed birds have feathers. Therefore all birds probably have feathers. In science, the process of inductive inference is presented as the process from which one moves from a specific case, or cases, to a general hypothesis. Each time someone makes an observation that corresponds to the general hypothesisseeing another bird with feathers for example, is taken as evidence confirming it.
So, each time we observe birds with feathers we help confirm the general hypothesis that all birds have feathers. However, just as arguments in everyday conversation don't necessarily follow the patterns found in logic books, neither is there a pattern or set of rules for what counts as confirming evidence of a hypothesis.
Argumentative Fallacies In daily conversation, we generally equate argumentative fallacies with false ideas or superstition. With respect to logic, however, fallacies refer to faulty arguments in which the premises are inadequate to support the conclusion. Among other places, you can find argumentative fallacies in advertisements, news reports, political campaigns, talk-radio shows and press conferences.
While fallacies are often presented in arguments concerning pseudo- and new-age "science", legitimate scientists, engineers, and their critics, share in committing the sins of bad argument.
The reason not to commit argumentative fallacies is a practical one. To maintain and promote a rational form of public discourse in which arguments lead to true belief, we, as citizens and scientific and technical communicators, must act as gatekeepers.
Rhetoric and argument is the medium in which our ideas are expressed. In different social roles, as an engineer, neighborhood leader, juror, parent, you will face the same task distinguishing which claims, arguments and evidence make sense.
One tool for making rational determinations is critical thinking. Our society listens to many voices.To engineer Arny Krueger, who helped develop one of the first off-the-shelf A/B/X testing machines, there is a good reason for this: tape has a signal-to-noise ratio of only 13 bits.
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