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5 main parts of philosophy

Metaphysics
Epistemology
Ethics
Logic
Aesthetics

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Metaphysics

Reality and being
Non physical world

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Aesthetics

Beauty in music and art

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Philosophy

Love of wisdom/knowledge

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Epistemology

Theory of knowledge

-scepticism, believe doubts in existence of world

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Ethics

Moral philosophy

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What is an argument

The premises that are being offered as reasons for believing the truth of the one

Friday
John wears jeans on Friday
John is wearing jeans

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Deductive argument

The truth of their premises guarantees the truth of their conclusion

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Inductive argument

Truth of premises makes conclusion more or less probable

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Valid

Premises follow from conclusion

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Sound

Premises follow from the conclusion and the premises are true

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A priori statement

Something that we know is true without looking at the world around us

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A posteriori

Statement whose justification does reply upon experience

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Analytic statement

Systems whose predicate concept is contained in its subject concept

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Synthetic statement

Statement whoes predicate concept is not contained in its subject concept