Lecture 4 - What Ivan Ilyich values Money Power Prestige...

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What Ivan Ilyich values Money Power Prestige Public Esteem
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What Socrates values Courage Humility Justice Philosophy Socrates says that he’s not afraid to die because he doesn’t know whether death is a good thing or a bad thing. He’s committed to justice whether or not it costs him his life. But his commitment to justice involves doing philosophy. But how can doing philosophy lead to justice??!! Can we make the world a more just place by doing philosophy?
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Arguments An argument is an attempt to prove something. It consists of premises and a conclusion. The conclusion of an argument is the point that the argument is trying to prove. The premises of an argument are the reasons it provides for accepting its conclusion.
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Validity and soundness An argument is valid if the conclusion follows from the premises. In other words, an argument is valid if there is no way for the premises to be true when the conclusion is false.
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Ram during the Summer '11 term at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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Lecture 4 - What Ivan Ilyich values Money Power Prestige...

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