$20.00 Unsound & Sound Deductive Arguments
Construct a deductive argument that is valid but not sound. Then, construct a valid deductive argument that is sound. Be sure to put the argument in premise-conclusion form. Example: Contruct an argument that is valid but not sound as in paragragh form and then list in premise and conclusion form as: Premise Premise __________ Conclusion Then, construct a valid deductive argument that is sound in a paragraph form and then list it in premise and conclusion form. Possibly this can be done by using the argument from the previous example argument (valid but not sound). Usually, additional premises are added to formulate a sound argument. Thanks. Premise Premise premise premise _________ Conclusion
Validity and Soundness
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Preview: ... t. A sound argument must be valid and it must have true premises. It also must not be circular (an argument is circular if the premises assume the truth of the conclusion). This means that the easiest way to construct a valid but not sound argument is to use false premises. So a deductive argument that is valid but not sound would be: Premise 1: All donkeys are invertebrates. Pr ...
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