## Argumentative essays

Argumentative essays

If an argument is valid, then it has true premises and a true conclusion. If an argument has true premises and a true conclusion, then it is valid. An argument is invalid only if it has false premises. An argument has a false conclusion, if it is invalid. If an argument has true premises, then it has a true conclusion. An argument is both valid and invalid. Therefore, if an argument has true premises, then it has true premises.~

Please evaluate this argument. Is it valid? Explain in terms of a full truth table. If one premise is a contradiction, is the argument valid? if the conclusion is a tautology, is the argument valid? (Explain these last two points in terms of a truth table that includes only the last premise and the conclusion (and yes, there is no typos or mistakes with these statements. They are stating exactly what I want them to say.) This truth table should only have four rows.) Is the argument sound? Can any argument with a contradiction as a premise be sound? Explain why each premise is true or false. Explain why the conclusion is true or false.

If an argument is valid, then it has true premises and a true conclusion. If an argument has true premises and a true conclusion, then it is valid. An argument is invalid only if it has false premises. An argument has a false conclusion, if it is invalid. If an argument has true premises, then it has a true conclusion. An argument is both valid and invalid. Therefore, if an argument has true premises, then it has true premises.

(The argument appeared in the preceding paragraph. The following material is instructions to help you with the analysis.) Please evaluate this argument. Is it valid? Explain in terms of a full truth table. If one premise is a contradiction, is the argument valid? if the conclusion is a tautology, is the argument valid? (Explain these last two points in terms of a truth table that includes only the last premise and the conclusion (and yes, there is no typos or mistakes with these statements. They are stating exactly what I want them to say.) This truth table should only have four rows.) Is the argument sound? Can any argument with a contradiction as a premise be sound? Explain why each premise is true or false. Explain why the conclusion is true or false.