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3.7 Summary
 
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A multi-reason argument is an argument with more than one reason or objection for a single contention.

A counter-argument to a reason is an objection to that reason's contention, and vice versa.

A dispute is an argument in which there are both reasons and objections bearing upon a single contention.

Strange bedfellows: Two premises are strange bedfellows if they are diagrammed as co-premises in one reason when in fact they belong to completely different reasons.

Stranded co-premises: Two premises are stranded from each other when they in fact belong together as part of one reason but are diagrammed as belonging to separate reasons.

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