Deductively valid argument (or just a valid argument):
- An argument in which, if its premises are all true, its conclusion must be true as well.
- An argument in which, if the premises are all true this guarantees that the conclusion is true as well.
The ideas that we have been talking about primarily concern relations between sentences, and this will also be
the case when we begin sentential logic.
However, we can also characterize certain important logical properties of individual sentences and, fr
Is this an argument?
It would seem that it is not. In this example, we have three statements. However, for this to be an argument,
some of the statements have to support or give evidence for another.
Arguments are not just lists.
It also follows from
In the Western world, the development of logic is usually traced back to the philosopher Aristotle (384-322
This gives the following characterization of logic:
The reason that Aristotle is often taken to be the founder of logic is that in additi
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