Exercise 3.1

This exercise refers to the post 3.1: Assessing arguments.

Re-read the paragraph in exercise 3, then return here and try to answer the questions below in as clear a way as possible. When you are ready read the notes in the answer key.

Notice that the first question, ‘Does the claim follow from the premises’, is not asking you whether you believe the claim, but rather is asking you if the claim would have to be true if the premises were true.

In your opinion, does the author’s conclusion follow from his premises?
Explain your answer.
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If the claim is true, would it count as an argument for or against people being atheists?
Explain your answer.
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