Topic: premises

Reasoning and Arguments

Photograph of a row of students smiling and engaging in philosophical dialogue in a classroom

Materials needed: Paper, writing utensil Description: First, put these three words on the board: conclusion, premise, argument. Ask the students what these words mean. Often students will need a little guidance here because this is a foreign way of thinking for them. Then give them a very simple argument. For example: P1. If you’re about to Reasoning and Arguments