Because the parts of a whole have a certain property, it is argued that the whole has that property. That whole may be either an object composed of different parts, or it may be a collection or set of individual members.
- The brick wall is six feet tall. Thus, the bricks in the wall are six feet tall.
- Germany is a militant country. Thus, each German is militant.
- Conventional bombs did more damage in W.W. II than nuclear bombs. Thus, a conventional bomb is more dangerous than a nuclear bomb. (From Copi, p. 118)