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Short Argument Analysis Task

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This task requires the analysis of a small passage. I had to identify the arguments, explaining their validity and soundness. It is an excellent guide to understand argument analysis.

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Logic Philosophy Arguments Deductive reasoning Reasoning Epistemology Logical consequence Argument Validity Soundness Reason Fallacy
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Logic Philosophy Arguments Deductive reasoning Reasoning Epistemology Logical consequence Argument Validity Soundness Reason Fallacy
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However, these conclusions are dubiously founded as her reasoning is built upon the equivocal nature of existence after death and the hidden presumption of a correlation between harm, fear and existence. The dialogue commences with Gretchen declaring that there is no reason for her to fear her own death. She begins with the premise to assert this belief: The death of my body will be the end of me. After that, I simply will not exist anymore. This premise highlights the innate truth for Gretchen that the existence of her consciousness is contingent on her being alive and the fallaciousness of dualism. She prematurely concludes that: It means my death cannot harm me. This argument is obviously invalid as there is no direct link between the premise and the conclusion. Presumably, Gretchen attributed a later premise to this argu...
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