Arguments Premises Conclusions

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Unformatted text preview: Arguments, Premises, & Conclusions The purpose of an argument is to persuade. To do this an argument needs two parts: The main point: conclusion The part doing the persuading: premises These different parts can be distinguished by indicator words. Conclusion I ndicator Words Therefore Thus Consequently Accordingly Hence I t follows that So Premise I ndicator Words For Given that Since Because What if there are no indicator words? The purpose of an argument is to persuade. So it makes sense to make the conclusion as clear as possible. One way is to use indicator words. Another way is to place the conclusion first. Premise(s) Therefore Conclusion Since the good, according to Plato, is that which furthers a persons real interests, it follows that in any given case when the good is known, men will seek it. Since the good, according to Plato, is that which furthers a persons real interests, it follows that in any given case when the good is known, men will seek it. The fact that there was never a land bridge...
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