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Old 03-02-2009, 10:10 AM   #128
Vaelastraz
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Originally Posted by GarfieldJL View Post
Bad example because Rowling writes fictional works, it isn't a legit comparison.
Garfield, do you seriously not see that arguments of the following form are deductively invalid?

Premise 1: P conducted research study X.
Premise 2: P conducted research study Y.
Premise 3: Y is skewed and biased.
Conclusion: Therefore X is skewed and biased.
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