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Single Idea 19115

[catalogued under 2. Reason / E. Argument / 1. Argument]

Full Idea

A 'rebut' of an argument establishes that its conclusion is not the case. An 'undercut' of the argument shows that the premises do not support that conclusion.

Gist of Idea

You can 'rebut' an argument's conclusion, or 'undercut' its premises


G. Aldo Antonelli (Non-Monotonic Logic [2014], 3.2)

Book Reference

'Stanford Online Encyclopaedia of Philosophy', ed/tr. Stanford University [], p.11