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  • n. A valid form of argument in which the antecedent of a conditional proposition is affirmed, thereby entailing the affirmation of the consequent. Modus ponens has the form:

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Latin mode that affirms

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  • If A, then B.

    A.

    Therefore, B.

    December 8, 2008