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Department
Philosophy
Course
PP111
Professor
Gary Foster
Semester
Winter

Description
PP111 Lab 2 Explanation vs. justification (last week) Argument­ philosophers use to create discussion and validity of their reasoning • There are two parts to an argument: 1. Premises a. Reason for convincing someone b. Proposition forming the basis of the argument c. Proposition must be true or false 2. Conclusion a. What the reader wants you to accept • There are two kinds of arguments: 1. Deductive a. If premise is true then conclusion must be everything is true b. Top down logic: i. Start with generalization ii. Begin to be more specific iii. Then conclude 2. Inductive a. If premises are true then it is likely the conclusion is true
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