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By Patrick J. Hurley

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7. In most (but not all) arguments that lack indicator words, the conclusion is the first statement. 8. Any sentence that is either true or false is a statement. 9. Every statement has a truth value. 10. The person usually credited with being the father of logic is Aristotle. 2 Recognizing Arguments Not all passages contain arguments. Because logic deals with arguments, it is important to be able to distinguish passages that contain arguments from those that do not. In general, a passage contains an argument if it purports to prove something; if it does not do so, it does not contain an argument.

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