LR – Weather
- Jan 03, 2020
- Question of the Day
Tom believes it is sunny outside. Damaris believes it is hot and humid outside. Therefore, outside it is hot, humid, and sunny.
The reasoning in the argument above is most vulnerable to criticism on the grounds that it involves a confusion between
A. It generalizes from a sample that is likely to be unrepresentative
B. Beliefs about climate conditions and actual climate conditions
C. A correlation between two phenomena and a causal relationship between them
D. It simply ignores the existence of potential counterevidence
E. It generalizes from atypical occurrences
EXPLANATION: Perception vs. Reality. One’s beliefs about things does not affects those things.
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