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a.1.Pertaining to, or of the form of, an enthymeme.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is also largely enthymematic. Subsequently, it can be rather difficult to achieve the necessary intellectual purchase on perspectivalism in the advancement of rhetorical theory.
While these sounds might not be perceived as an argument, they nevertheless illustrate each sphere's enthymematic potential.
Roosevelt proves the statement about Japan's pre-planned massive attack on America by using enthymematic argument.
In theatre, the enthymematic process of persuasion thus aims at demonstrating that a predetermined outcome sensibly follows from the axiomatic validity of the spectator's cognitive/value system.
We see an example of Trump's use of enthymematic argumentation in a short clip on Fox News' Kelly File.
However--and here one again has to unpack Aquinas's enthymematic argument--one cannot intellectually apprehend something as having being-in-a-certain-way unless what does the
In this article, I concentrate on one function of jokes in presidential discourse: the ability to talk about difficult or taboo subjects through jokes' deeply enthymematic ways of communicating, providing insights into how and why presidents started using humor with such frequency.
(6) Todd notes that the argument is enthymematic, with the suppressed premise being the conditional: "If the best explanation of (1) is incompatibilism, then incompatibilism is true." For argument's sake, I will grant Todd this assumption, but it seems to me a highly controversial premise.
The success of the mainstream media in presenting a relatively unified body of material against the activists has to do with what is going on in the reports with presuppositions about agency--and there is something going on with presuppositions about agency here: it has to do with the enthymematic assumption of the reportage that it is ultimately the human (not the nonhuman natural) that takes ethical and ontological priority and that has agency.