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Irrelevant premises

When is a premise irrelevant in an argument? Watch Patrick Girard explaining how to identify irrelevant premises in arguments.

A premise in an argument is irrelevant if the truth or falsity of the premise has no bearing whatsoever on the question of whether or not the conclusion is true.

This video discusses how to decide when premises are irrelevant, and what to do with irrelevant premises.

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