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PHI103 Informal Logic
construct three different arguments that display distinct fallacies. Give an explanation of why each makes a mistake in drawing the conclusion it does. Review your classmates’ examples and see if they, in fact, commit the fallacy identified.
October 5, 2011 by leslie

Phi103
explain what logic can and cannot do. In other words, what kinds of questions and logic are not decided by logical analysis
October 31, 2011 by Mary Smith

PHI103 Informal Logic
Assume Mary is forced to let her children go hungry or steal some food from a local grocery store. Which should she do? Construct an argument that supports Mary's decision to steal the food or an argument that shows why Mary should not steal the food.
October 15, 2011 by lizzie

PHI103
is it important for people to study logic
May 1, 2012 by gloria

Informal Logic
Consider a debate over whether prayer should be allowed in public schools. Explain what logic can and cannot do. In other words, what kinds of questions and topics are not decided by logical analysis?
June 29, 2011 by Anonymous

informal logic
what is the truth value of the sentence P v ~ P
February 6, 2013 by kenxy

informal logic
If an argument does not commit a fallacy, it is
December 22, 2013 by troy

informal logic
in the truth table for an invalid argument
May 4, 2013 by dominique

informal logic
If Pruth value of is true, and Q is false, the the truth of P v Q is
February 6, 2013 by kenxy

informal logic
assume you are given a sound argument. what do you know about it?
August 28, 2013 by Anonymous

informal Logic
A strongly supported claim in science should be regard
October 16, 2011 by Anonymous

Informal logic
A conditional sentence with a false antecedent is always (Points : 1)
November 10, 2013 by Anonymous

informal logic
To criticize a deductive argument logically, one might:
April 27, 2014 by Anonymous

PHI103
Imagine someone asks you what you have learned in your logic class and what you found to be the most useful information you learned there. Is it important for people to study logic? What kinds of mistakes might they make without having been exposed to a careful study of ...
March 15, 2012 by Ashley

informal Logic
Examining reasons and constructing arguments can help in (Points : 1) everyday life. science. ethics. All of the above.
October 16, 2011 by Anonymous

informal logic
Officer, please don't give me a ticket. My kids were hungry, and I had to drive fast to get them their food" may commit which fallacy?
July 23, 2011 by bj

PHI103 Informal Logic
If P, then Q, where P and Q are both sentences. P is the antecedent of the conditional—the ‘if’ part—and Q is the consequent—the ‘then’ part. The corresponding conditional of an argument contains the conjunction of the premises in the antecedent and the conclusion in the ...
October 19, 2011 by lizzie

Informal Logic
"I bought a pair of shoes from that store that immediately fell apart. Their shoes are no good" may commit which fallacy?
September 2, 2012 by Jocelyn

informal logic
Which of the following may not qualify as a falsifiable claim? (Points : 1) Your luck will improve. Your house will be sold tomorrow. Granite is more dense than sand. Smoking may cause heart disease.
October 30, 2013 by john

principle of management
10. An announcement of the company-sponsored picnic travels from the employees’ social committee to the other employees through email. This communication is ______ and ________. a. Horizontal; informal b. External; informal c. Vertical; informal d. External; formal Is C ...
March 12, 2012 by vedrana

principle of management
An announcement of the company-sponsored picnic travels from the employees’ social committee to the other employees through email. This communication is ______ and ________. a. Horizontal; informal b. External; informal c. Vertical; informal d. External; formal Is C correct ...
March 13, 2012 by vedrana

Logic
Are there advantages of modern symbolic logic over classical logic (categorical syllogisms)?
February 25, 2011 by John

informal logic
Socrates claims that he knows that death is not an evil because: (Points : 1) His religion has told him so The oracle has not prevented him from saying what he said Life is a disease Death is hell None of the above
October 4, 2014 by alley

informal Logic
A strongly supported claim in science should be regarded as (Points : 1) correct, but something that can always be revised. necessarily true. meaningless but fun. correct, and never needing re
October 16, 2011 by Anonymous

Informal Logic
What is the truth value of the sentence "P v ~ P"? True False Cannot be determined Not a sentence My answer is false, Is this correct?
September 18, 2011 by B

Spanish Help
Hola! Can you check my work and tell me if it's all right? State whether the command is formal ("Ud.") or informal ("tú"). 1. Come la sopa. Formal. 2. Hable más despacio. Informal. 3. No compres más ropa. Informal. 4. Beba m�s agua. Formal. 5. No vengas tarde. Informal...
October 13, 2014 by Ashlyn

PHI103: Informal Logic
1) In the truth table for an invalid argument, Student Answer: on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the conclusion is true. CORRECT on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the conclusion is false. on all the rows where the premises are all true, ...
September 9, 2013 by Ahford university

principle of management
Posted by vedrana on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 9:39am. An announcement of the company-sponsored picnic travels from the employees’ social committee to the other employees through email. This communication is ______ and ________. a. Horizontal; informal b. External; informal...
March 13, 2012 by vedrana

Informal Logic
A conditional sentence with a false antecedent is always true false Cannot be determined not a sentence i believe it is true but unsure Please help me
June 3, 2012 by Rae

Informal Logic
21{4[1(10)54]}> Choose the pair of words/phrases among the choices that exhibits the same logical relationship as the words/phrases in the following pair. heavy : weight (Points : 1)
September 11, 2011 by Myra

informal logic
Since Jessica’s participation in local politics increased significantly after she joined her school’s political science club, it is clear that her involvement in that club led her to take an interest in politics. The argument above is flawed because
August 9, 2011 by ray

PHI 103 Informal Logic
4. After being told that she is being punished for lying, a child responds by telling her mother that she also lied. This response may involve which fallacy? (Points : 1) Ad homimen (tu quoque) Ad verecundiam (ex libris) Ad misericordiam (ex ante) Ad baculum (antebellum
October 20, 2012 by Sam

Programming Logic
How do I write case logic pseudocode and visual logic nested if-then-else flow charts for atm check balances, making remote photo capture check deposits, and perform balance transfers?
May 14, 2013 by Ryan

INFORMAL LOGIC phi:103
"THOMAS JEFFERSON OWNED SLAVES, SO SLAVERY MUST HAVE BEEN A GOOD IDEA" MAY COMMIT WHICH FALLACY? a.APPEAL TO PITY B. nO FALLACY COMMITTED C.APPEAL TO AUTHORITY D. APPEAL TO IGNORANCE
June 23, 2011 by suzette

Informal Logic
recent study of 100 employees from six departments of a major corporation found 65% to be sleep deprived. The researchers concluded that the majority of corporate employees are sleep deprived. The researcher’s conclusion is suspect because it
July 28, 2013 by Anonymous

discrete mathematics
problem has to do with three valued logic, ie the values 1, 1/2, 0 interpreted as true, unknown, and false. i need to establish the connectives for the 3 valued logic, construct truth tables for the negation, conjunction, disjunction, the conditional, and biconditional. not ...
June 6, 2012 by anthony

PHI 103 Informal Logic
I need major help with writing my final research paper. research paper are over whelming to me to information is need and its has to bee 6-8 i don't have that much to say.This is the topic "Is the death penalty just and applied fairly"?
June 4, 2012 by Macc

Spanish;CHECK?
State whether the command is formal ("Ud.") or informal ("tú"). Come la sopa. Anwser: Formal Hable más despacio. Anwser: Formal No compres más ropa. Answer: Formal Beba m�s agua. Answer: Informal No vengas tarde. Answer: Informal
January 23, 2013 by Vanessa

Language Proof and Logic(Philosophy)
exercise 5.8 write an informal proof of Premises: LeftOf(a,b) | RightOf(a,b) BackOf(a,b) | ~Leftof(a,b) FrontOf(b,a) | ~RightOf(a,b) SameCol(c,a) & SameRow(c,b) conclusion BackOf(a,b) State if you use proof by cases.
March 1, 2013 by Ashley

English
To indicate a word is slang or informal usage,: A. enclose it in quotation marks. B. explain it in parentheses. C. underline it. D. None of these; do not use slang or informal terms. A
May 5, 2014 by Angela

informal Logic
One way to disconfirm the scientific hypothesis that chickens cannot fly would be to (Points : 1) ask someone. look very hard for a chicken that can fly. simply assert that chickens can fly. simply assert that chickens cannot fly.
October 16, 2011 by Anonymous

PHI 103 informal logic
One way to disconfirm the scientific hypothesis that chickens cannot fly would be to (Points : 1) ask someone. look very hard for a chicken that can fly. simply assert that chickens can fly. simply assert that chickens cannot fly.
September 30, 2012 by Anonymous

College
Identify the advantages of modern symbolic logic over classical logic (categorical syllogisms)?
February 25, 2011 by John

Logic and Design
What logic is used when pseudocoding compound conditions?
November 12, 2010 by Yvonne

social studies
Logic can do a great deal in helping us understand our arguments. Explain what advantages we obtain by studying logic in terms of improving our reasoning. Consider a debate over whether prayer should be allowed in public schools. Explain what logic can and cannot do. In other ...
May 29, 2011 by kim

math-logic(shsat)
Question: If 15 - 2x < 7, then for all possible values of x that make the inequality true, (a) x<8 (b) x>8 (c) x>4 (d) x<4 (e) x>1/4 Answer: i chose the answer (d) but the answer of the book said (c). i understand where they are coming from we have to change ...
September 23, 2011 by samantha

Informal english
Hello, I am from Norway 16 years old, i wonder if this text is enough informal. If not how can I make it more informal. Thanks in advance :-D I thought rather that the farmers should protect their animals, we do not need the wolves, they are not useful for anything. ...
October 19, 2009 by Sebastian

Physics
What is the logic behind logic NOR gate?
April 19, 2012 by Tulika

PHI 103
1. What is Symbolic Logic 2. Why Study Logic
January 5, 2013 by Jusus

business communication
The language style of minutes reflects the type of meeting held. This means: (Points: 5) a) the more formal the meeting, the more informal the wording and tone of the minutes. b) the more informal the meeting, the more formal the wording and tone of the minutes. c) the tone ...
June 27, 2011 by lisa

Informal Logic
Construct a deductive argument that is valid but not sound. Then, construct a valid deductive argument that is sound. Be sure to put the argument in premise-conclusion form.
September 30, 2011 by leslie

Logic
I'm having a lot of trouble grasping the concept of 'begging the question' when it comes to formal logic. Can someone please describe it to me in layman's terms?
October 28, 2008 by Narine

Phi103
"P v Q" is best interpreted as
August 15, 2011 by joan turner

Informal Logic
rite two arguments in English, one in the form of modus ponens and one in the form of modus tollens. Then, write the arguments in symbols using sentence letters and truth-functional connectives. (If your computer does not have all the symbols needed, use some other symbol you ...
August 5, 2012 by Nicole

Logic and Design
I need help with pseudocode, and any help regarding forming these programs in Visual Logic would be helpful as well. Question 1: You have been asked to design the logic that will display each of the following lines to a screen. John Doe 52 The end Program written by: Brandon ...
August 5, 2008 by Brandon

Geometry... Please help soon!
Write four arguments that meet the following criteria: Argument 1: The argument has a false premise, but follows good logic. Argument 2: The argument has true premises, but follows poor logic, leading to a false conclusion. Argument 3: The argument has either a false premise ...
January 6, 2011 by Joan

phi103
need a thesis statement on abortion
May 5, 2012 by gloria

informal logic
Write two arguments in English, one in the form of modus poens and one in the form of modus tollens. Then write the arguements in symbols usimg sentence letters and truth-functional connectives. What advantages does being able to symbolize our arguments provide? Are there ...
November 14, 2011 by rohwer42

Public Speaking Please Check
(TCO1) Real disagreements between people are usually not present because members like to appear flexible during this stage of group development: My answer storming norming storming adjourning forming 9. (TCO1) Group goal statements should be: my answer acceptable and ...
January 10, 2010 by Bryan

English
Is logic and thinking the same thing. Like could i say His logic and thinking became completely different.
December 14, 2010 by James

Criminal justice
Informal probation may be the disposition of choice when a girl attends school regularly, obeys her parents' directions and restraints, and is before the court on a marginally delinquent offense except. Even so, she is not suitable for informal probation because: A. running ...
August 28, 2014 by Amy

phi103
A sentence is said to be truth-functional if and only if (Points : 1)
December 16, 2012 by Anonymous

phi103
a person who is shown his or hr arument commits a fallacy should
August 5, 2013 by pp

Spanish
Spanish ?? Mandatos informales . Check Please, Answers are on the bottom of the page. 1) Choose the correct informal command for the following verb (Ayudar) ___________ a tu hermano A. Ayudas B. Ayudes C. Ayuda D. Ayude E. Ayudó F. Ayudaba 2) Choose the correct informal ...
December 13, 2012 by Unknown

Spanish
Spanish ?? Mandatos informales . Check Please, Answers are on the bottom of the page. 1) Choose the correct informal command for the following verb (Ayudar) ___________ a tu hermano A. Ayudas B. Ayudes C. Ayuda D. Ayude E. Ayudó F. Ayudaba 2) Choose the correct informal ...
December 14, 2012 by Victoria

Informal Logic
Write two arguments in English,one in the form of modus poens and one in the form of modus tollens. Then write the arguments in symbols using sentence letters and truth-functional connectives. Whay advantage does being able to symbolize our arguments provide? Are there ...
November 14, 2011 by Cindy

Sociology
When a parent gives a child a time-out for misbehavior, the parent is using what type of sanction? a) Positive formal b) Positive informal c) Negative formal d) Negative informal I'm thinking either (b) or (d)
September 9, 2012 by Tammy

math
A calculator requires a keystroke assembly and a logic circuit. Assume that 83% of the keystroke assemblies and 92% of the logic circuits are satisfactory. Find the probability that a finished calculator will be satisfactory. Assume independence of keystroke assemblies and ...
September 24, 2009 by jessica

math
A calculator requires a keystroke assembly and a logic circuit. Assume that 83% of the keystroke assemblies and 92% of the logic circuits are satisfactory. Find the probability that a finished calculator will be satisfactory. Assume independence of keystroke assemblies and ...
October 1, 2009 by Aleah

math
In the land of Oz, people either always speak the truth or lies. A traveler met a man named Mr. Dilemma & asks him if he was a liar or a truth teller. Mr. Dilemma mumbled so softly the traveler did NOT hear him, so he asked Mr.Logic who was standing right next to him what Mr. ...
September 14, 2008 by Sheetal

Informal logic
what type of fallacy would this be i went to work at an all male prison was the first of three female to ever work directly with the offenders the male officer stopped me from doing strip searches shoved me and told me to stand by the wall with my back turned i told him i was ...
December 19, 2011 by Betty

PHI103:
You should read this book. Everybody likes it so it must be good" may commit which fallacy?
April 19, 2013 by Donna

Informal Logic
11{1[2(06)06]}> Reporter: A new campaign finance reform bill being considered by Congress would limit the amount of campaign contributions that political candidates can receive. However, a survey of candidates running for mayor, governor, and senate seats shows that not one...
September 11, 2011 by Myra

Phil103 Informal Logic
1. Question : "~ P v Q" is best read as Student Answer: Not P and Q INCORRECT It is not the case that P and it is not the case that Q CORRECT It is not the case that P or Q It is not the case that P and Q Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Chapter Six of An ...
June 23, 2013 by ANSWERS

Logic
I need help with these advanced excercises in logic. They're really hard, and my teacher said they should take at least a month. Here's just one, if you can show me how I'm sure I'll be able to get the rest of them. There's apparently rules and stuff. I know V means or. ^ ...
October 7, 2008 by Narg

phi103
ourarguments? Are there disadvatages to using this technique to make the structure of our arguments more explicit and clear?
May 1, 2012 by gloria

PHI103
Assume you are given a sound argument. What do you know about it? (Points : 1) It is deductive. It is valid. Both A and B None of the above
December 22, 2013 by Ashley

PHI103
1. A radical skeptic might be willing to doubt which of the following? (Points : 1) 3 + 5 = 8 Grass is green. Cheese is fattening. All of the above
February 19, 2012 by Tara

PHI103 WEEK 3
This is the name for the reasons that one presents to support a conclusion. (Points : 1) Proposals Premises Deductions Inductions None of the above
February 8, 2014 by NINA

Informal Logic 103
Write two arguments in English, one in the form of modus ponens and one in the form of modus tollens. Then, write the arguments in symbols using sentence letters and truth-functional connectives. (If your computer does not have all the symbols needed, use some other symbol you...
August 2, 2012 by Anonymous

PHI 103 Informal Logic
Write two arguments in English, one in the form of modus ponens and one in the form of modus tollens. Then, write the arguments in symbols using sentence letters and truth-functional connectives. (If your computer does not have all the symbols needed, use some other symbol you...
April 5, 2012 by Minne

Program Logic Design
create a flowchart that shows the logic for a program that generates a random number; then ask the user to think of a number between 1 and 10. The display then randomly generated number so the user can see whether his or her guess was accurate.
October 19, 2012 by Sonya

critical thinking
what is the meaning of validity, truth, and soundness as they relate to the area of logical syllogism? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syllogism http://www.philosophyclass.com/logic.htm These two sites will explain syllogisms very well. Since this is not my area of expertise, I ...
January 14, 2007 by kk

Programming Logic and Design
This is my 3rd time posting this problem because I didn't get any help before...assistance would be appreciated. Create the logic for a program that calculates and displays the amount of money you would have if you invested $3000 at 2.65 percent interest for one year. Create a...
August 15, 2014 by Lauren

Programming Logic
Programmign Logic for business Modify the PROCESS routine in Section 5.4 to determine whether the student is full time or part time before checking whether he or she lives in district or out of district. Use a flowchart and pseudocode to show your solution. Here
September 19, 2011 by JEFF

PHI103
: After being told that she is being punished for lying, a child responds by telling her mother that she also lied. this responce may involve which fallacy
July 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Tagalog
I need someone to translate Hello, Goodbye, and How are you into Tagalog. Thank you What is tagalog? Hello: Halo; Huy; Magandang haponpo; Mabuhay Goodbye: (to person staying) Adyos po (to person leaving) Paalom na po Paalom; Síge How are you? [formal]Kumusta ho kayo? [informal...
November 8, 2006 by Amanda

Writing...letter
Hello, I need some help with this question. Thank You Which of the following is the best opening sentence for business letter that you want to sound fairly informal? 1. Your order of February 10 arrived in our office today. 2. Please be advised that I've just received your ...
July 31, 2007 by Mandi

PHi103
Karl Popper advocates, as a more efficient way to examine a scientific hypothesis, which of the following I believe it could be A Gather as much data as possible supporting the hypothesis
March 11, 2012 by Ashley

logic
ic Logic Write two arguments in English, one in the form of modus ponens and one in the form of modus tollens. Then, write the arguments in symbols using sentence letters and truth-functional
April 25, 2013 by yolanda

philosophy
what is whole/part logic according to Socrates, and how does it differ from whole/moment logic? I'm not sure if it is about that the whole needs parts or if the moment needs parts. Im confused. If you can help thanks.
February 14, 2009 by deen

Programming Logic and Design: Comprehensive, 6th E
Create the logic for a program that continuously prompts the user for a number of dollars until the user enters 0. Pass each entered amount to a conversion method that displays a breakdown of the passed amount into the fewest bills; in other words, the method calculates the ...
December 18, 2013 by Anonymous

Informal logic
Catherine goes to her local movie theater only to see romantic comedies. Since Catherine did not go to the movies yesterday, there is not a romantic comedy playing at her local theater. The reasoning above is flawed because the evidence does not suggest that Catherine goes to ...
July 14, 2013 by Veronica

Informal Logic
<11{1[3(02)02]}> Catherine goes to her local movie theater only to see romantic comedies. Since Catherine did not go to the movies yesterday, there is not a romantic comedy playing at her local theater. The reasoning above is flawed because the evidence (Points : 1) does...
April 27, 2013 by Donna

Formal Logic Question
Please help me work out the following formal logic problem.... Given the premise that whoever smelt it dealt it, does it necessarily follow that whoever dealt it must also have smelt it? No. For it is possible that nobody could have smelt it, yet the dealing was done.
April 18, 2007 by Tyler

PHI103
If the word "should" appears in a sentence, that sentence will always involve an ethical claim. True False To tell you the truth i really do not know this but maybe it could be true
March 11, 2012 by Ashley

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 9:51pm. 1. Dancing is fun. (Is 'fun' and adverb or a noun? English - Writeacher, Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 9:57pm In this sentence, it's an adjective, modifying "Dancing." English - rfvv, Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 2:05am fun...
March 31, 2011 by rfvv

PHI103
Can anyone show me an example of how to do "modus ponens and "modus tollens". I have to write an argument in symbols using sentence letters and truth functional connectives. I have no clue to grasp the concept.
October 25, 2011 by MYMADNESS

Informal Logic
Sometimes people get caught in a “downward spiral,” a case in which something leads to a result which in turn leads to more of the original thing, bringing on more of the result. As the process continues, the result continually gets worse and worse. An example is when people ...
December 4, 2010 by Anthony

English+ check!!!
from informal to formal: Informal: After work, Rebecca hung with her friends for a bit. Nothing much happening. She should of headed off to the store for dinner, but instead she grabbed some junk food. Killed some time by checking out a softball game in the park. formal: After...
November 9, 2006 by Robert

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