Flashcards in Argument Deck (5)
a set of propositions that consists of premises intended to provide reasons for accepting a conclusion.
the process whereby one proposition (the conclusion) is arrived at on the basis of other propositions (the premises).
the proponent of a proposition P rationally persuades the opponent to accept P if the proponent causes the opponent to believe P by putting forward cogent arguments or good reasons on its behalf.
a subset of propositions.