Unformatted text preview: i. Premise: A proposition that is supposed to give logical support to a conclusion ii. Conclusion: a proposition that is supposed to ve proved by the premises of an argument d. The Concept of Form (vs. Content) e. Sound Argument i. An argument which is valid and contains only true premises f. Valid Argument i. An argument is valid if and only if it is necessary that if all the premises are true, then the conclusion is true. 1. The truth of the premises guarantees that the conclusion will be true g. Cogent Argument i. A sound argument that is recognized to be such in virtue of its form (structure) and content III. Sample Arguments...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ALL 300 taught by Professor Martinich,batt,moore,winslade during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08