Week 2 notes for practical reasoning
Week 2 notes for practical reasoning TPHIL 250
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Date Created: 10/12/15
Premise Conclusion Form Structures of argument include horizontal and vertical Vertical includes Premises supporting other premises where one leads to the other meaning one is the conclusion of the other Different premises support conclusion where every premises lead to the conclusion Horizontal Premises acting as joint support meaning one needs the other to come up with the conclusion like if then statements where one puts the other part to move forward Tips to see the structure of argument First break the argument into premises if the conclusion has more than one premises39 areas it means you should break the premises based on the different ideas Look for indication works that suggests the conclusion such as after all When you see a combination of premises and conclusion you should separate them because they are one inference of the other