key words for critical thinking

a test on all of the key words i will need to know

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1. what is 'hypothetical reasoning'?

  • a claim in the form of... (if, then, given that, on the condition that, provided that,etc). It looks at the consequences if something were to happen
  • why the conclusion should happen
  • a fact or statistic
  • reasoning that would support a conclusion
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2. what is 'evidence'?

  • errors in the reasoning that don't add up
  • when something is backed up by another person
  • a fact or statistic used to back up the reason
  • a kind of lumpy soup

3. what is 'ability to percieve'?

  • having to particular side
  • a level in the krufts championships
  • whether someone could see hear or understand things first hand
  • leaning towards a particular version of events

4. what is 'vested intrest'?

  • having no particular side
  • errors in the reasoning that don't add up
  • when someone leans towards a particular version of events or interpretation because of personal gain
  • when you go vest shopping

5. what is 'counter assertion'?

  • the current date
  • a reason that would support an argument or more commonly, a statement... (on the other hand, contrary to this, some may argue that, it has been suggested that, despite this, it has been said, however, etc)
  • a fact or statistic
  • an animal hormone


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