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MP and MT November 9, 2010 I. Two Common Valid Arguments Forms a. Modus Ponens i. If p then q; p; therefore q ii. In arguments of this form, one of the premises is a conditional iii. The other premise affirms the antecedent iv. The conclusion affirms the consequent. v. “Affirming the Antecedent” b. Modus Ponens as a Ruse of Interference
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Unformatted text preview: i. From premises of the form ‘if p then q and p you can validly infer q c. Modus Tollens i. If p then q; ~q therefore ~p ii. In arguments of this form, one of the premises is a conditional. iii. The other premise denies the consequent. iv. The conclusion denies the antecedent....
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