Critical thinking | Applied Sciences homework help

1.  Provide your own example of an inductively strong (forceful) argument and an inductively weak argument. Describe why your first argument is strong and your second argument is weak.
Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

2. The author of our textbook notes the problem of induction can help us become better thinkers by recognizing that many things we take for granted as true, may not be. For example, we take it for granted that every time we turn our key in our car’s ignition, the car will turn on. If, one day, our car does not turn on, the belief our car will always turn on is falsified (shown to be false). Describe an example of a belief that you take for granted every day. Explain how this belief is based on your, more general, belief that the future will be like the past. In other words, use the problem of induction in your explanation. Lastly, provide a scenario that falsifies your belief. In other words, provide a scenario that shows that your belief is false. For example, my belief that my car will always turn on was falsified this morning by the fact that my car would just not start. Notice that “our car will always turn on” is a generalization based on the fact that our car has always turned on (or turned on most of the time). Make sure the belief you choose to write about is a generalization as well.
Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

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