Today’s report is from Mr. Yoshida:
In today’s class, we learned
- vague generalization (総論、概論、一般的言明、見解等）
- vague terms （曖昧な言い回し、曖昧な用語、漠然とした言葉）
- wrong reasoning （誤った論証）
- appeal to consensus, 意見の一致、大多数の意見、世論、合意、総意 に訴え
- non-sequitur, 〈ラテン語〉不合理な［誤った］推論［結論］、 〔前言と〕無関係な発言
- complete non sequitur 《a ～》全くつじつまが合わないこと
- ad hominem.
- ad hominem attack
- argumentum ad hominem
My best impression is definition.
Q: What kind of society do you want to live in?
A: Peaceful, safe, no war, no weapons.etc…
Q:What is needed for a peaceful society?
I will about these things from now on.
Homework is difficult, but I will do my best.
See you next Wednesday!
Translate and analyze this paragraph. Are there any vague generalizations, vague terms, faulty reasoning, non-sequiturs, appeals to consensus, etc?
There is a new theory about how the the universe was born. It is supported by many respected scientists. According to this theory, a cloud of antimatter collided with a cloud of matter. Stars were created which gave out energy in pulses. These pulses would make stars twinkle. Researchers have found that all stars twinkle. Therefore, this theory is correct.