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argument

The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing’s existence.

argument

Medtalk The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing's existence. See Drug-baby argument, Health freedom argument, Particular person argument.
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Katharine went over the argument in her mind, remembering how, now and then, it had been set conspicuously on the right course by some remark offered either by James or by Johnnie.
She looked at him, and from his fixed stare she thought that he must be working out some theory, some argument.
What follows from here is a well-structured argument that concludes in explaining that the scientific arguments against free will are ultimately lacking both in scientific evidence and in philosophical rigor.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Arguments are tricky and we spend a lot of our time trying to persuade others.
They review the nature and process of argument, visual aids as tools for argumentative writing, methods of critical reading, using Classical/Toulmin/Rogerian models in arguments, logical fallacies, cross-disciplinary arguments, researching arguments, and documenting in MLA and APA styles.
God and Phenomenal Consciousness: A Novel Approach to Knowledge Arguments.
Topics include algorithmic solutions associated with generating and judging consolation arguments, exchange of information associated with argumentation differences, tools for computational argumentation, arguments in programming, measures for persuasion dialogs in preliminary investigations, ontological foundations for scholarly debate mapping technology, formal dialogue games, the computational complexity of ideal semantics, requirements for reflective argument visualization tools, hybrid argumentation and its properties, preferences dialogs, critical questions for decision making processes, argument theory change in revisions, argument interchange formats, arguments from experience, and models of judicial context in argumentation frameworks.
These are central to the arguments of fundamentalists and ideologues, Farrell said.
Supreme court junkies, rejoice: The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that, starting with the January 2008 term, video and audio recordings of oral arguments before the court will be posted and archived on its Web site.
The pamphlet is setting a record for the number of arguments on a single measure - in this case, Measure 49, which revises the 2004 property-rights initiative, Measure 37.
Of course, the likelihood that a case is close increases at each appellate level, as parties should be less inclined over time to pursue arguments that have little chance of success, and controlling precedent is less likely to exist as the case survives various levels of appellate review.
They then add secondary negative arguments that these parts could not have come together via known natural processes.

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