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Unformatted text preview: D. Is the evidence (support) true? 1. Is this a sound argument? E. What kind of an argument is offered? 1. Argument made by analogy may be less persuasive than a logical argument III. Philosophical arguments A. Are typically argumentative (contains arguments) B. Terminology 1. Argument- series of sentences that consist of a conclusion and premises a. Can be studied in just the form itself 2. Valid argument- the premises provide adequate reasons for the conclusion to be true a. It’s more about the form 3. Sound argument- it has a valid argument AND true premises...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 140 taught by Professor Nathancox during the Fall '08 term at Kansas.
- Fall '08