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Content description VCCCTR049

Critical and Creative Thinking / Levels 9 and 10 / Reasoning
Content description
Consider ambiguity and equivocation and how they affect the strength of arguments
Elaborations
  1. identifying phrases or words in an argument that are misleading because they do not contain a single meaning and discussing which meaning serves the argument better
  2. discussing why ambiguity and/or equivocation might be deliberately used in a point of view, for example to express humour
  3. examining strategies to resolve ambiguities such as declaring a definition or making context clearer
Code
VCCCTR049
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