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fallacy of many questions

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(Logic) logic the rhetorical trick of asking a question that cannot be answered without admitting a presupposition that may be false, as have you stopped beating your wife?
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The very simple and at the same time a complex question rises in my mind is: Why is Kashmir a disputed area, an area where most of the people want to be freed from Indian occupation.
Kudos to the rabbis ("Can a Robot Be Jewish?" July/August 2018) for trying to answer a complex question in just a few hundred words.
The group will set out to answer the complex question of whether the incidence of degenerative neurocognitive disease is more common in ex-professional footballers than in the normal population.
Jeff Martin says: This is a complex question and I don't deal with non-UK rights.
They believe an experiment on shearwaters in the Mediterranean answers the complex question which zoologists have debated for decades, with arguments over whether they relied on the Earth's magnetic field or their olfaction when flying long distances over featureless water.
Project-based learning is a teaching method where students gain knowledge and skills through working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge.
Here we offer a response to four commentaries on our paper, 'Translating Evidence into Healthcare Policy and Practice: Single Versus Multi-Faceted Implementation Strategies--Is There a Simple Answer to a Complex Question?' (2) It has been interesting and insightful to read and reflect upon the commentaries offered by Rycroft-Malone, (4) Wilkinson and Frost, (5) Bucknall and Fossum, (6) and Eldh and Wallin.
The complex question of how best to prepare future teachers of mathematics remains, as does the question of who is in the best position to make suggestions regarding this.
The complex question of determining God's will in our own pedestrian times was of particular moment in some sections of urban Polish Hasidism, especially in the early 19th-century thought of Przysucha, Kotzk, Izbica, and Lublin.
The company also announced that it was making Google Search much easier to use, and can now recognise phrases, and answer complex questions. Google has integrated a smart parsing system which can parse various aspects of a complex question to understand it better.
* Underlying both water quality and water scarcity concerns is the complex question of priority.
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