IntrotoArguments

IntrotoArguments - Introduction to Arguments PHIL 102...

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Introduction to Arguments Introduction to Arguments PHIL 102 • Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking • Curtis Peldo CSU, Chico • Spring 2007
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Just think about how difficult it is to explore Mars… Chapter 1: Basic Concepts 1
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Introduction to Logic is a lot easier than space exploration… Chapter 1: Basic Concepts 2
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All human endeavors require logic logic Where do you want to go from here ? Good reasoning Good reasoning skills can get skills can get you there. .. you there. .. Chapter 1: Basic Concepts 3
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Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions P1: Premise 1 P2: Premise 2 C: Conclusion Anatomy of an Argument premises conclusion Arguments contain only one conclusion, and at least one premise. Chapter 1: Basic Concepts 4
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Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions Good arguments support the conclusion: premises conclusion - Claimed Evidence - What is claimed to follow from the evidence. Chapter 1: Basic Concepts 5
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Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions premises conclusion Bad arguments do not support the conclusion: Chapter 1: Basic Concepts 6
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Conclusion Indicators Chapter 1:
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