Glossary

Validity – if the premise and conclusion of an argument are logically true then the argument is true it then becomes valid.

Premise – A particulate of an argument; a logical start to an assumptive claim leading to an assumed true conclusion.

Conclusion – A particulate of an argument; a logical end, reasoned to be true, based on a stated assumption of a premise.

Soundness – an attribute of an argument form; representation of an argument form based in reality, can be part of validity testing of an argument

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