GASCAP

There are at least six ways of effectively linking evidence and claims. Richard Fulkerson’s Teaching the Argument in Writinghas a chapter devoted to them. They are argument for a Generalization, from Analogy and Sign, Causal arguments, and arguments from Authority and Principle. None guarantee anything and all can be used fallaciously, but when used well they can be extremely persuasive. This link describes them in greater detail.

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