“Know ye – Know ye – – – – – all people all – – – “

  • – – that “Reasoning’ has two rational branches 1. Fromal-Argumentation; and  2.  Moral-Reasoning ;
  • of which formal-argumentation has as one of its defining foundations
    the Syllogism form of reasoning and of construcxtive-argumentation
    within approaching and using which
    is the need for the standard three terms to be named and functioned –
  • thus in the three-part syllogism
    Premise 1 (the Major premise) “All men are mortal
    [Premise 2  the Minor premise] “May is  mortal”
    [Conclusion ] “Therefore May is a man” – – –
  • is an instance of a three-part syllogism of the “categorical” kind
    (i.e. is ‘valid’ in form and   ‘certain-in-all-cases’ in Truth]
    and is not an instance of the “Inductiove” kind  syllogism where the argumentation is limited to “Some”
    [‘some’- has the factual-sense of ‘just 1%’ –  or any number up to and including 99%) “strongly-true” and not 100% valid and true.for “All” in all-cases] – – –
    for there is a further factor within that argument that could disqualify nit,
  • namely the ambiguous  term “May” ..together with its sub-sequent differently ambiguous “- is a man“..

{Tail-ender:  “May has a right to have ‘no balls’  …”]