Page 1 – Arguments

- The premises provide absolute proof for conclusions
- If the premises are true then the conclusion must be true
- Impossible for the premises to be true and the conclusion false
- It cannot provide philosophical proof
- The premises may provide some support for the conclusion
- If the premises are true then the conclusion could still be false
- Describes the logical structure of the argument
- The identification of the logical structure of the argument tells you whether the argument is true or false.