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Conventions in CT

Conventions in CT

Label the premises and conclusions using the conventions set out in CT, Chpt. 4. Where appropriate, supply missing premises or conclusions. Draw a tree diagram of the arguments. Justify your choice of argument structure by explaining the argument structure you have chosen.

a. Since anyone who practices tricky rhetoric is a Sophist, Thrasymachus must be a Sophist. Consequently, Thrasymachus must not influence the young people of Athens.

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