Philosophy Study Guide

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Philosophy Study Guide for Introduction to Philosophy 1301 form the Philosopher Toolkit by Julia Baggini and Peter S. Fosl (2003) 1. What is an argument? Is a set of one or more declarative sentences known as the premises, along with other declarative sentences known as the conclusion. 2. What is the difference between arguments and explanation? A explanation points out causes, context and consequences 3. What are premises? Something assumed or taken as given in making an argument 4. What are conclusions? It is a proposition which is arrived after the consideration of evidence, arguments, or premises. 5. What are the differences between premises and conclusions? 6. What is reasoning? Is the mental process of looking for reason of beliefs, conclusions, actions or feelings. 7. What is the role of reasoning? The study of reasoning typically focuses on what makes reasoning efficient or inefficient, appropriate or inappropriate, good or bad. Philosophers do this by either examining the form or structure of the reasoning within arguments, or by
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