How to Write a Philosophy Paper: Formulate an Argument

Step by step guide to writing a philosophy paper.

What is an Argument?

"An argument is a connected series of statements or propositions, some of which are intended to provide support, justification or evidence for the truth of another statement or proposition. 

Arguments consist of one or more premises and a conclusion."

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Source:  Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Is Your Argument Valid?

Make sure there are no sharks in your roof: argue with validity and soundness.  Learn how to do that in the article below.

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