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Logic & Scientific Philosophy

Your Argument Is Valid, But Lacks Truth

All Canadians live in igloos. I am Canadian, therefore I live in an igloo.

The premises would be that I am Canadian and that Canadians live in igloos. The conclusion would be that I live in an igloo, because I’m Canadian. In this case, Canadians would be the middle term, the fact that Canadians live in igloos would be the predicate term and I would be the subject term.

This statement is valid, however the statement is not sound because the premise that all Canadians live in igloos is untrue.



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