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A Philosophical "ARGUMENT"

"... in the most important sense for philosophy, an argument is a complex consisting of a set of propositions (called its premisses) and a proposition (called its conclusion).  You can use an argument by asserting its premisses and drawing or inferring its conclusion. . . "

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy


A set of propositons involves the identification of:

*major theories and their originators

*evolution of these theories/movements

*relationship between theories

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