ch1-basic - anyway is: Knowledge is true justified belief ....

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05/07/09 1 Terminology and Concepts Terminology and Concepts Mark D Reid
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05/07/09 2 Purpose of chapter Purpose of chapter Introduce the skills of critical thinking to the student Present some key terms and concepts
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05/07/09 3 Terminology and Concepts Terminology and Concepts Argument Premises Conclusion
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05/07/09 4 Premise Statement that supports a conclusion.
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05/07/09 5 Conclusion Statement that is supported by the premises in an argument (in Chapter 2, we’ll see that your thesis statement in a good essay is the conclusion to your main argument.
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05/07/09 6 Knowledge They confess not to know what it is (they’re being coy). However a good working definition
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Unformatted text preview: anyway is: Knowledge is true justified belief . 05/07/09 7 Argument Argument View (/opinion) supported by reasons. 05/07/09 8 Deductive Argument Deductive Argument Conclusion is deduced (follows with certainty) from the premises. (The premises could always be false). But, in a deductive argument, you know as a matter of logic (certainty) that if the premises are true, the conclusion is true. 05/07/09 9 Inductive Argument Inductive Argument Conclusion is inductively inferred from the premises. In an inductive argument, if the premises are true, then conclusion is probably true....
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