Argument. This is a word used in a variety of senses. Often, it denotes
the whole of a reasoning. Every syllogism is in this sense an argument.
Frequently in conversation it denotes a disputation. Such is really not
one argument, but two. Each party is pursuing and urging his own
argument. In the technical language of logic, the argument frequently
meant not the whole syllogism, but the middle term, by which the former