In general parlance, an argument
is a discussion involving conflicting points of view.
General types of argument
- Argument, a demonstration of a proof, or using logical reasoning for persuasion
- Argument form, the logical structure of an argument
- Argument map, a method of displaying an informal argument
- Argumentation theory, the science and theory of civil debates
- deductive argument, if valid, the conclusion follows by necessity
- inductive argument, if strong, the conclusion is, at best, probably true
- "Informal argument", in Informal logic is one presented in ordinary language
- oral argument, a verbal presentation to a judge by a lawyer
- heuristic argument, a proof or demonstration relying on experimental results, or one which is not fully rigorous
- argument of a Function (mathematics) , A specific input in a function is called an argument of the function.
- argument of a predicate, in First-order predicate logic a specific input in a predicate is called an argument of the predicate
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