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Oh Noes, an argument! (Click and drag to move. by Mind Map: Oh Noes,
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Oh Noes, an argument! (Click and drag to move.

Find the conclusion and premises!

Is it the case that if the premises are true, the conclusion -must- be true?

No, Is it the case that if the argument's premises are true, its conclusion -probably- true?, Yes, The argument is inductive, Are the premises true?, Yes, The argument is cogent (strong), No, The argument is not cogent (weak), No, Is the argument intended to offer conclusive or probable support for its conclusion, but fails?, Yes, How does the argument look, form wise?, Inductive (99% of dogs have fleas, and Rex is a dog, so he probably has fleas)?, Deductive (Rex is dog and all dogs are mammals, so Rex must be a mammal)?, None of the above, Does the argument have any indicator words?, Inductive ("probably" in the conclusion; general uncertainty), Deductive ("must" or other unrefutable words), Are the premises true, and the conclusion false?, Yes, The argument is invalid, No

Yes, The argument is deductive, Are the premises and conclusion all true?, Yes, The argument is sound, No, The argument is unsound