The fallacy of the undistributed middle has the form:
“All A are B. All C are B. Therefore, all A are C.” For example: The queen has a poodle. 622 more words
Syllogism – an instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn from two given or assumed propositions (premises); a common or middle term is present in the two premises but not in the conclusion, which may be invalid; a kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or more propositions that are asserted or assumed to be true; a deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion; a subtle, specious, or crafty argument; deductive reasoning.
A common complaint of atheists, agnostics, the secularly religious, and skeptics of Christianity in is that Christianity is not a religion that is particularly intellectual; that is, it is not intellectually rigorous, or defensible on a scientific and philosophical level. 1,214 more words
The Rhetoric Theory is based off the available means of persuasion. It was theorized by Aristotle son of a physician, and student of Plato. He wrote the rhetoric as a response to sophists, and developed it when people began to realize that public speakers had influential power to their listeners. 408 more words