Single Idea 16307

[catalogued under 2. Reason / E. Argument / 3. Analogy]

Full Idea

Arguments from analogy are to be distrusted: at best they can serve as heuristics.


A 'heuristic' is a guide

Gist of Idea

Don't trust analogies; they are no more than a guideline


Volker Halbach (Axiomatic Theories of Truth [2011], 4)

Book Reference

Halbach,Volker: 'Axiomatic Theories of Truth' [CUP 2011], p.25