Part B of ARG
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When they are either evident or demonstrated from another cogent argument with evident
Acceptability of the premises
Relevant is when they contribute to the rationality of believing the confusion
Relevance of premises
When premises, taken together, provide good grounds for believing the conclusion
4 types of grounds:
Goodness of the grounds
When an argument has ARG.
When an argument is cogent, it is reasonable to accept its conclusion.
ARG is informal
Formal logic: works by using deductive arguments to reach its conclusion
Informal logic vs. Formal logic
Formal logic: premises should be true so that the conclusion is true
Validity vs. Good grounds
Lecture 1B -ARG
10 January 2011
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