Read/review the following resources for this activity:
- Textbook: Chapter 5, 6
- Minimum of 1 scholarly source
Initial Post Instructions
Deductive arguments are top-down, working from general principles to specific cases. Inductive reasoning, on the other hand, is bottom-up, working from specific observations and looking for patterns that lead to a general conclusion. Your career path in healthcare and health-related fields will present many problems that will require critical reasoning. Think about potential issues or even issues you have already encountered. Determine what type of critical reasoning - inductive or deductive - best suits the situation - or do you need both? If you are short on ideas, use one of these scenarios as a starting point:
- Suppose you are on a committee that has to decide whether to cut nursing staff or social services staff. How would you approach the problem?
- Suppose your hospital suddenly sees an enormous increase in emergency room patients, and you are on a committee to investigate the problem and relieve pressure on the ER. How would you approach the problem?
PHIL 347N Week 3 Discussion 1 | Distinguishing Deductive from Inductive Reasoning
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