[lit-ideas] Re: An American student's history of the world

  • From: Robert Paul <rpaul@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2006 19:20:46 -0700

Here's some interesting stuff on the Fallacy of Hasty Generalization.


At the bottom of the page is a link to something even better:

> Douglas Walton, "Rethinking the Fallacy of Hasty Generalization" A technical
> paper in PDF format.

The fallacy mavens say it's a technical paper. I'm not sure why. It has about a
dozen symbols from propositional logic which add nothing to Walton's discussion
and are easily ignored.

Robert Paul

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