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Enthymeme reconstruction

the process of adding missing premises or conclusions to an incomplete argument.

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Evaluative standard:

adding some proposition P to an incomplete argument as a premise or conclusion is justied if the reconstructed argument will satisfy some evaluative standard.

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Common knowledge:

adding some proposition P to an incomplete argument as a premise or conclusion is justied if P is based on common knowledge.

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Author's commitments:

adding some proposition P to an incomplete argument as a premise or conclusion is justied if P can be reasonably taken to represent the author's commitments.

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Three bases of for filling....

in missing premises or conclusions in an incomplete argument.