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[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / A. Syllogistic Logic / 2. Syllogistic Logic]

Full Idea

An 'enthymeme' is a deductive argument with an unstated assumption that must be true for the premises to lead to the conclusion.

Gist of Idea

An 'enthymeme' is an argument with an indispensable unstated assumption


Stephen Yablo (Aboutness [2014], 11.1)

Book Reference

Yablo,Stephen: 'Aboutness' [Princeton 2014], p.179