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Rebecca HackneyPHI210 Critical ThinkingMarch 9, 2019Professor James Steib
Premise and Conclusion2Arguments are made up of two parts. These two parts are tested by the listener todetermine belief. The testing method determines the validity of the argument. First howeverthe two parts must undergo a test of fallacy and be ruled. Premise and conclusion are the partsof the argument. Identification of the conclusion is the first step. The conclusion gives indicationto the premises. The process of validating the argument begins with working back through thepremises. The supporting evidence provided in the premises must be true.Also each premisemust correctly beg the question of fallacy. This means that when asked does the statementmake sense and hold true.If this is established then the premise is true. Next the statement