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In which the first two statements are the premises of the argument and the third is the conclusion. Naturally, in an argument not just any old statements can serve as premises and conclusion, as in In fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Switzerland exports many cuckoo-clocks. Therefore, capital punishment is immoral. . and inference but there must be some connection between them. This connection, by which the conclusion is said “to follow” from the premises, is called an inference, or, more technically, an entailment.
The “philosophy of _____” areas Second-order studies A RATIONAL, CRITICAL ENTERPRISE In our third attempt to characterize philosophy we propose something more illuminating than giving the root meaning of the word and something less cumbersome than defining its several fields. And we come to the heart of the matter when we suggest that whatever else it may be, philosophy is a rational and critical enterprise. C. He must have come from a fairly well-to-do family (there is some evidence that his father was a stonecutter), since as a young man he was a fully armed hoplite (foot soldier) in the army.
Short and accessible guide to applying logic to everyday life. Thomas Nagel. : A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Very clear introductions to nine major philosophical questions in less than 100 pages. Bertrand Russell. The Problems of Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1912. Classic introduction to philosophy that shows how the major questions are timeless. Nigel Warburton. Philosophy: The Basics. Fourth ed. London: Routledge, 2004. Focuses on laying out contrasting arguments on major philosophical issues.
History of Philosophy by Julian Marias