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A conclusion is a final proposition, which is arrived at after the consideration of evidence, arguments or premises. This article is about the word proposition as it is used in logic, philosophy, and linguistics. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Argument may refer to: (in logic) a logical argument, that is, an attempt to prove a demonstration of the truth of a conclusion based on the truth of a set of premises (in mathematics) at least three different things: a parameter or independent variable that is the input to a... In discourse, a premise (also premiss in British usage) is a claim which is part of a reason or objection. ...

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Research

Main article: Abstract (summary)

=== Scientific Research hi guys! === An abstract is a brief summary of a research article, thesis, review, conference proceeding or any in-depth analysis of a particular subject or discipline, and is often used to help the reader quickly ascertain the papers purpose. ...


In research and experimentation, conclusions are determinations made by studying the results of preceding work within some methodology (for example the scientific method). These often take the form of theories. The conclusion is typically the result of a discussion of the premises. Without a discussion of the premises, there is no conclusion, only assertions and without evidence, it is an allegation. Naturally, the accuracy of a given conclusion is dependent on the truth of the chosen. This article is about the concept. ... From Latin ex- + -periri (akin to periculum attempt). ... Methodology is defined as the analysis of the // == Headline text == principles of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline or the development of methods, to be applied within a discipline a particular procedure or set of procedures. [1]. It should be noted that methodology is frequently used when method... Scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. ... The word theory has a number of distinct meanings in different fields of knowledge, depending on their methodologies and the context of discussion. ...


Academic Research

A conclusion is the final section of an essay in which the writer ties together what was presented in the passage, summing up the main point, explaining how the thesis was proven, and successfully closing the discussion. The conclusion is often the most difficult part of an essay to write, and many writers feel that they have nothing left to say after having presented points proving their thesis in the body of the paper. However, the conclusion is often the part of the paper that a reader remembers best, and thus must be effective to be strong. This definition also applies more broadly to any progressive academic or artistic work. Compare with Introduction (essay). For other uses, see Essay (disambiguation). ... This article is about the thesis in academia. ... In an essay or article, an introduction is a beginning section which states the purpose and goals of the following writing. ...


Logic

Main article: Logical consequence

In a mathematical proof or a syllogism, a conclusion is a statement that is the logical consequence of preceding statements. Logical consequence is the relation that holds between a set of sentences and a sentence when the latter follows from the former. ... In mathematics, a proof is a demonstration that, assuming certain axioms, some statement is necessarily true. ... A syllogism (Greek: — conclusion, inference), usually the categorical syllogism, is a kind of logical argument in which one proposition (the conclusion) is inferred from two others (the premises) of a certain form. ...


Informal logic

Main article: Main contention

In argument mapping and informal logic a conclusion is given a different order and is placed at the start of an argument and not at the end. In both formal and informal logic, a main contention is a thought which is capable of being either true or false and is usually the most controversial proposition being argued for. ... An Argument map is a visual representation of the structure of an argument in informal logic. ... Informal logic is the study of arguments as presented in ordinary language, as contrasted with the presentations of arguments in an artificial (technical) or formal language (see formal logic). ...


Creative Writing

Exposition is a literary technique by which information is conveyed about events that have occurred prior to the beginning of a novel, play, movie or other work of fiction. ...

Music

Main article: Conclusion (music)

In music a conclusion is a musical theme which releases musical tension after an initial build up, this often occurs as a cadence at the very end of a composition. In music, the conclusion is the ending of a composition and may take the form of a coda or outro. ... In music, a theme is the initial or primary melody. ... In Western musical theory a cadence (Latin cadentia, a falling) is a particular series of intervals or chords that ends a phrase, section, or piece of music. ...


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Conclusion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (404 words)
In research and experimentation, conclusions are determinations made by studying the results of preeceding work within some methodology (for example the scientific method).
A conclusion is the final section of an essay in which the writer ties together what was presented in the passage, summing up the main point, explaining how the thesis was proven, and successfully closing the discussion.
The conclusion is often the most difficult part of an essay to write, and many writers feel that they have nothing left to say after having presented points proving their thesis in the body of the paper.
Conclusions (1424 words)
Your conclusion is your chance to have the last word on the subject.
The conclusion allows you to have the final word on the issues you have raised in your paper, to summarize your thoughts, to demonstrate the importance of your ideas, and to propel your reader to a new view of the subject.
Example: In conclusion, Frederick Douglass was, as we have seen, a pioneer in American education, proving that education was a major force for social change with regard to slavery.
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