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When evaluating analogies, what words should you use?
What is an assumption?
assumptions are unstated parts of an argument
CRAVEN - C
- Circumstance -
- Details of the actual situation i.e weather conditions; time of day.
CRAVEN - R
Reputation - Whether or not the source of information can be trusted, or has previous history to suggest they would not be reliable.
CRAVEN - A
Ability to perceive - Whether the witness was in a position to actually observe the event.
CRAVEN - V
Vested interest - Any person who has something personally at stake in the outcome of something would be said to have a vested interest.
CRAVEN - E
Expertise - Even if someone has seen an event first hand, they may not have the expertise to interpret the evidence accurately.
CRAVEN - N
Neutrality - When someone is predisposed to support a particular point of view.