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Inductive Argument

1. Think of an inductive argument or example of inductive reasoning (either valid or fallacious) that you encountered over the past 1-2 weeks. Share it and analyze it.
Was the example of induction that you encountered valid or invalid? Write 2-3 paragraphs that reflect upon the argument and your process of evaluation.

2. The art of inductive interpretation: Select an image with a caption, an editorial cartoon, or a comic. It should involve both image and text. You can find these images by searching Google Images.

Write 3 paragraphs in which you:
a. Introduce your image and provide a description.
b. Discuss the relationship between the image and the text, and state what argument the text is making by using one of the inductive argument structures that were mentioned in this lesson.
c. Discuss whether you find the image/text pairing as effective, and provide examples to explain why (or why not).

Solution Summary

This solution gives an example of an inductive argument, and analyzes it to determine if it is valid. It also interprets a cartoon in depth, determining the argument the cartoon is making and its' effectiveness. APA references are included.

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