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Unformatted text preview: western division i. Not affirmed that they will improve their hitting ii. Not claimed that they will win the western division iii. No provided evidence for thinking the dodgers will win c. Argument i. Affirm that they have improved their hitting ii. Committed self to proposition that dodgers will win iii. Intends to provide evidence they will win. Main Points In identifying argument, we often rely on linguistic clues called argument indicators There are two kind of argument indicators-premise indicators and conclusion indicators The statement or statements that immediately follow premise indicators are the premises The statement that immediately follows a conclusion indicator is the conclusion Words or phrases commonly identified as argument indicators need not always be used as such Statements of the form if X, then Y are not arguments...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2011 for the course PHIL 100 taught by Professor Forte during the Fall '08 term at Bridgewater State University.
- Fall '08