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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 1100
Professor
Henry Jackman
Semester
Summer

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Not going to build an independent argument, but to refute one of the two premises to reject the conclusion. . - look at the claims that Schopenhauer uses to claim that life is full of suffering and reject one of them. - soundness and validity are of arguments, not of claims ( is a thesis or premise, and an argument supports a thesis or a sentence. Arguments is a set of premises, one of the claims supports the other or follows from the other. - The aim of this paper is to present hume’s argument in favour of the claim that suicide is sometimes permissible and argue that his argument is sound. - Notion vs. claim
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