Arguments


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Arguments

Statements and universality really come into play when you start creating arguments. An argument is not what we associate with the word in everyday life, a back-and-forth exchange of opinions. But instead, an argument is a presentation of a series of premises or statements that together form a conclusion. In its simplest form, the logical argument takes this shape. All cupcakes are baked goods. This dessert is a cupcake. Therefore, this dessert is a baked good.

Through logic, we can use two or more statements to create a new statement. Whether the new statement is true or false, depends on whether the premise statements are true. And whether the structure of our argument is logically valid. This is a classic argument known as a syllogism. It has a mathematical structure that looks like this. All A are B. C is an A. Therefore, C is a B. Knowing this, we can start judging the validity of arguments.

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