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PHI103
To criticize a deductive argument logically, one might: hit the person making the argument. show one of the premises is false. show one of the premises is true. show the conclusion follows validly from the premises.
December 22, 2013 by Ashley

CRT
Identify at least two arguments in the article. Outline the premises and conclusions of each argument you find. Then, answer the following questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answers. o Do the premises sufficiently support the ...
October 29, 2009 by Gail

Critical Thinking
Please check the following argument and see if the premises and the conclusion are stated accurately Premises: With the numbers of juvenile crimes at historic highs Premises: It makes sense to house some juvenile criminals in adult facilities Conclusion: Concluding that adult ...
May 12, 2008 by Karen

CRT205
Please check to see if I have this correct. Premises: The desire to incarcerate juveniles with adults is based on public fear. Premises: The public fears that juvenile crime is increasing. Conclusion: However, crimes committed by youth are actually decreasing
May 13, 2008 by Karen

Logic
Given the premises (p ⇒ q) and (r ⇒ s), use Propositional Resolution to prove the conclusion (p ∨ r ⇒ q ∨ s). Proof takes 8 steps including the premises and the goal.
October 23, 2014 by qwerty

crt
Fill in the blanks where called for, and answer true or false where appropriate. 1. Valid arguments are said to be strong or weak. 2. Valid arguments are always good arguments. 3. Sound arguments are ________ arguments whose premises are all ________. 4. The premises of a ...
March 15, 2009 by Me

PHI103
1. "P v Q" is best interpreted as (Points : 1) P or Q but not both P and Q P or Q or both P and Q Not both P or Q P if and only if Q 2. What is the truth value of the sentence "P & ~ P"? (Points : 1) True False Cannot be determined Not a sentence 3. If P is false, and Q is ...
July 29, 2012 by Help me

phi103
1. A conditional sentence with a false antecedent is always (Points : 1) true. false. Cannot be determined. not a sentence. 2. "Julie and Kurt got married and had a baby" is best symbolized as (Points : 1) M v B M & B M → B M ↔ B 3. Truth tables can determine ...
December 19, 2011 by thomas

CRT 205
• Read the article “Controlling Irrational Fears After 9/11” on pp. 456–458 of Appendix 1. • Identify at least two arguments in the article. Outline the premises and conclusions of each argument you find. Then, answer the following questions for each argument, making sure to ...
October 18, 2009 by Anonymous

Critical Thinking
Please evaluate argument. Premises: Although exercise may provide temporary relief for mild, moderate and even severe depressed moods. Premises: There are many cases when it fail to make the symptoms and problems go away completely. Conclusion: Therefore exercise has the ...
May 14, 2008 by Karen

CRT 205
Assignment: Argument Evaluation · Read the article “Controlling Irrational Fears After 9/11” on pp. 456–458 of Appendix 1. · Identify at least two arguments in the article. Outline the premises and conclusions of each argument you find. Then, answer the following questions for...
April 10, 2010 by monique

Phi103
What is the truth value of the sentence "P v ~ P"? (Points : 1) True False Cannot be determined Not a sentence 2. One of the disadvantages of using truth tables is (Points : 1) it is difficult to keep the lines straight T's are easy to confuse with F's. they grow exponentially...
December 12, 2011 by johnson

CRT 205
Imagine your child is trying to prove that she did not steal chocolate chip cookies from the cookie jar, so she makes this argument: ―There are no chocolate stains on my hands, so I couldn’t have stolen the cookies.‖  Post your response to the following: ...
October 4, 2009 by Anonymous

PHI 103
Will someone please confirm my answers here. I'm stumped. Feel good, but not sure. Thank you. 1. "Julie and Kurt got married and had a baby" is best symbolized as M v B M & B M ¡æ B M ¡ê B My choice is C 2. What is the truth value of the sentence "P v ~ P"? True False Cannot ...
September 15, 2012 by charger

Phil103 Informal Logic
. If P is false, and Q is false, the truth-value of "P ¡êQ" is (Points : 1) false. true. Cannot be determined. All of the above. 2. What is the truth value of the sentence "P & ~ P"? (Points : 1) True False Cannot be determined Not a sentence 3. If P is true, and Q is false, ...
July 31, 2011 by Juan J

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: 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

math
Consider the following list of premises: a ^ :b ! c; :a ! :d; Show that g is a valid conclusion by constructing a step-by-step argument
August 22, 2011 by HELP

Philosophy 105
premises
October 19, 2011 by dada

middle childhood psychology
what is the premises for family therapy
August 5, 2011 by Sharon

Informal Logic-Pls chk ans
The sentence "P → Q" is read as (3) P or Q P and Q If P then Q Q if and only P 2. In the truth table for an invalid argument, (2) on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the conclusion is true. on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the ...
September 18, 2011 by Anymous

Logic
The sentence "P → Q" is read as (3) P or Q P and Q If P then Q Q if and only P 2. In the truth table for an invalid argument, (2) on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the conclusion is true. on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the ...
September 18, 2011 by Cher

Crt/205 Critical Thinking
I need help with this assignment: Argument Evaluation DUE: Day 7 Points: 100 · Read the essay “Bush’s Environmental Record” by Bob Herbert found in the “Appendix 1”, pgs. 461-462. To find this, click on the “Controlling Irrational Fears after 9/11” link found in the Materials ...
February 21, 2010 by Joe

Critical Thinking
Earthquake in Gujarat Do the premises sufficiently support the conclusions
June 21, 2008 by catherine

Critical thinking
Can a true conclusion be derived validly from false premises?
February 2, 2010 by Sarah

critical thinking
Identify the premises and conclusion of each of the arguments in chilhood obesity.
August 31, 2012 by chantel

Philosophy
Describe commonly accepted criteria for establishing the credibility of premises (claims).
December 12, 2006 by Anne

PHI 103
A valid argument is one that, if its premises are accepted as true, has (Points : 1)
February 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Critical thinking
I need help understanding inductive and deductive arguments and stated and unstated premises. Thank you
May 11, 2010 by Envelope

English
Can some one please check this assignment for me. I would certainly appreciate it Thanks Danielle Argument Evaluation Answer the following questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answers. o Do the premises sufficiently support the ...
December 16, 2007 by DANIELLE

critical Thinking
Cntrolling Irrational Fears After 9/11 outline the premises and conclusion of each argument you find
January 27, 2008 by Rhonda

english
write a sentence on each of the following.[your school premises],[a day at the beach],[the city hustle] and [your saturdays].
September 10, 2013 by kiki

CRT205
I need help with the premises and conclusions in the article Controlling Irrational Fears in 9/11. I think I see the two arguments.
June 24, 2008 by Anonymous

CRITICAL THINKING
HELP ME IDENTIFY 2 ARGUMENTS IN THE CONTROLLING IRRATIONAL FEARS AFTER 9-11 ARTICLE AND OUTLINE THE PREMISES AND CONCLUSION OF EACH?
August 2, 2009 by sam

physics
True or false. Electric energy is transferred from generating stations to consumers' premises at extremely low voltage?
June 12, 2013 by steven

PHI103
I really need some help on these questions Please! I am having a very tough time. I have tried to answer to the best of my ability, but i am not understanding these. Can someone please help with this? Thank you. Truth tables can be used to examine inductive arguments. ...
March 18, 2012 by Ashley

Philosophy
LOGIC and ARGUMENTS – the simple elements Arguments are Composed of THREE PARTS: 1) Premises = basic, commonly accepted reasons – the “why’s,” and “how’s.” 2) Inferences = reasoned “guesses” or based assertions connecting conclusion to premises ...
May 15, 2013 by Lisa

Logic
Use Propositional Resolution to show that the clauses {p, q}, {¬p, r}, {¬p, ¬r}, {p, ¬q} are not simultaneously satisfiable. Proof takes 8 steps including the premises and the goal.
October 23, 2014 by qwerty

phi103
Mrs. Sue please help! I really need some help on these questions Please! I am having a very tough time. I have tried to answer to the best of my ability, but i am not understanding these. Can someone please help with this? Thank you. Truth tables can be used to examine ...
March 18, 2012 by Ashley

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

phy103
The premises of an argument are valid. inferences. not valid. true or false.
August 12, 2012 by sherrie

critical thinking
its the article about Controlling irrational fears after 9/11 I need to know about the arguments and premises and conclusions
November 3, 2008 by Susan

math
10.For each of these sets of premises, what relevant conclusion or conclusions can be drawn? Explain the rules of inference used to obtain each conclusion from the premises. a)"if I play hockey, then i am sore the next day.""I use the whirlpool if i am sore.""i did not use the...
March 31, 2012 by soasi piutau

Critical Thinking
Since it is the very nature of terrorism not only to cause immediate damage but also to strike fear in the hearts of the population under attack, one might say that the terrorist were extraordinarily successful, not just as a result of their own efforts but also in ...
May 4, 2008 by Kay

math-premises
A bit confused with this one: Is the argument correct? if not explain why it's not and change the minor premise to make it correct: All NBA basketball players are over 5ft. tall Russell is 6ft tall Therefore, Russell plays in the NBA Thanks!
January 31, 2011 by donovan

critical thinking
i have to read an article"Controlling Irrational fears after 9/11" how do i identify two arguments in the article and outline the premises and the conclusion of each argument
January 12, 2010 by mz.baby

CRT/205
what is the premises and the conclusion of this argument? since it is the very nature of terrorism not only to cause immediatw damage but also to strike fear in the hearts of the population under attack, on might say that the terrorists were extraordinary successful.
March 8, 2010 by keshia

Logic- Formal Proof
I need to solve a proof and I cannot figure it out. The instructions say only that I will have to use subproofs within subproofs. Premises: A or B A or C Conclusion: A or (B and C)
November 9, 2011 by Megan

Critical Thinking
Identify the premises and the conclusions in the following arguments.Kera, Sherry, and Bobby were all carded at JJ’s, and they all look as though they’re about thirty. Chances are I’ll be carded too.
July 11, 2011 by Anonymous

crt 205
I need to identify two arguments and define the premises and conclusion. I have to tell weather it is deductivly valid or inductivlely strong or in valid or weak and why. In the appendix 1 article Controlling Irrational Fears After 9/11. Can you help with this.
November 22, 2009 by Lily

Assignment Arguement Evaluation
identify at least two arguments in the article.Outline the premises and the conlusions of each argument you find. then, answer the questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answer.
August 2, 2009 by Danielle

Critical Thinking
I am in week 7 and after week 5 and 6 am doubting my self on my homework that is due tommorrwo can you look to see if this is actually an argument the conclusion indicators were not as apparent in this reading this week. In fact, well after it was confirmed that no more than 3...
May 3, 2008 by Kay

Thinking Critically
Identify the premises and the conclusion I know there’s a chance this guy might be different, but the last person we hired from Alamo Polytech was a rotten engineer, and we had to fire him. Thus I’m afraid that this new candidate is somebody I just won’t take a chance on.
July 11, 2011 by Katheryn Hy

crt 205
I am doing my final on catholic church response to child sexual abuse is inadequate. my question is I am having trouble finding out what is bias, identify any rhetorical devices, moral reasoning, identify the premises and the argument made my the author.
May 17, 2010 by Nicole

english
I have to write a 1000 essay in which I must connect two books together. Yann Martel's "Life of Pi" and Tim O'Briens "The Things They Carried" The thing is, I have no idea where to even start. Any ideas for premises, thesis statement etc.?
July 17, 2010 by Mr. man

English/Argument
Write the conclusion for the two premises of this syllogism. 1. Either breach of contract is a crime or it is not punishable by the state. 2. Breach of contract is not a crime.
October 22, 2011 by Sun29nc

philosophy
what type of fallacy is this? But a man is not animal. He was made in the image of God and he has immortal soul, which means that euthanasia is a pure murder and its supporters do not only reveal their atheism but rather their Satanism. I think it has circular reasoning, ...
November 15, 2007 by Jamie

Critical Reading
A useful strategy for identifying and analyzing arguments consists of 1) underlining all signal words 2) locating the conclusion, and 3).. a. locate premises b. identify all bias words c. locate fallacies I think it is c?
November 15, 2010 by Michelle

Critical thinking
8. “Let me demonstrate the principle by means of logic,” the teacher said, holding up a bucket. “If this bucket has a hole in it, then it will leak. But it doesn’t leak. Therefore, obviously it doesn’t have a hole in it.”Identify the premises and the conclusions in the ...
July 12, 2011 by Katheryn Hy

College Critical Reading
Can someone please let me know if I am right on these True/ False questions. I like to make sure that I am understanding this information. Thanks in advance for your help ;-) 1. Journalism has professional values of striving for subjectivity, currency, efficiency, and economy...
October 26, 2010 by Jessie

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
For each of the following enthymemes, identify the premise(s) and the conclusion, and fill in any missing premises or missing conclusions. If possible, fill in what is missing in such a way as to make the arguments valid. It is possible that nothing exists. Therefore, there is...
February 8, 2008 by Travis

critical thinking
I need an article from a newspaper or something published between the dats of September 10 2009 till December 4 , 2009. It must be a weak argument that has fallacies and can be refuted by counter examples. For the assignment i need to reconstruct the argument with its premises...
November 14, 2009 by Andrew

Philosophy
What is the meaning of validity, truth, and soundness as they relate to the area of logical syllogisms? Google soundness in logic Check the second entry, it should answer your question. Roger means this website: http://philosophy.lander.edu/logic/tvs.html =) Thank you for ...
September 21, 2006 by Brenda

intro to ethics - philosophy
REWRITE: 1) Correct the problems with this title: Author And The Seventh Day 2) Place commas: Afterwards John went home and he went to bed. 3) What is wrong with this sentence?: John went home, he went to bed. 4) Place a question mark: “ What do you want from this class” he ...
May 16, 2012 by Justin

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

critical thinking ( is it correct)
It’s a deductive argument. Because all its premises are true (Many universities have begun using I<Clicker 2 to capture student response information in the classroom, and 94% of users agree that the product is effective or extremely effective) then its conclusion must be ...
December 16, 2011 by anon

law
plz hep can you please tell me toms contractial rights Tom, a new director has found he has not been re-imbursed for expenses he incurred when he went on a familiarisation trip to various company premises. Did he have a contract to be re-imbursed, either verbal or written? ...
April 17, 2007 by sarah

Critical Thinking
6. According to Nature, today’s thoroughbred racehorses do not run any faster than their grandparents did. But human Olympic runners are at least 20 percent faster than their counterparts of fifty years ago. Most likely, racehorses have reached their physical limits but humans...
July 12, 2011 by Katheryn Hy

Critical thinking
Seventy percent of freshmen at Wharfton College come from wealthy families; therefore, probably about the same percentage of all Wharfton College students come from wealthy families.Identify the premises and the conclusions in the following arguments.
July 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Critical thinking
A cut in the capital gains tax will benefit wealthy people. Marietta says her family would be much better off if capital gains taxes were cut, so I’m sure her family is wealthy.Identify the premises and the conclusions in the following arguments.
July 11, 2011 by rose

Business
Consider the following statement: Most disagreements or differences of opinion are more often a result of faulty, misunderstood, or confusing premises, rather than faulty reason from a valid premise. Would you agree or disagree with this statement? Explain. What are some ...
September 13, 2011 by Mae

critical reading
pls help me with this question. 1.the premises of an argument are the assertions and the evidence that the author offers in support of the conclusion. true or false. i think is true but an not sure. 2.The factors that influence newsworthiness are based on the needs of the ...
September 7, 2011 by faith

Critical Thinking
When you are building an arument for an issue that is significant to you, do you think it is more important to be sound or valid? Please explain. Please explain your definitions of "sound" and "valid." By many definitions, these two words are synonomous. To what differences ...
July 23, 2006 by jessica

critical thinking
Given the premises, discuss whether the conclusion of each argument that follows is (a) true beyond a reasonable doubt, (b) probably true, or (c) possibly true or possibly false. You should expect disagreement on these items, but the closer your answers are to your instructor’...
April 28, 2008 by Anonymous

philosophy
What fallacies, if any, are present in the following passage? Can you please give reasons for your answer, that is, if you say that a fallacy has been committed, then show where the fallacy occurred, and explain why you think it is a fallacy? Background: In this passage, ...
May 11, 2010 by stormy

adult education
Can a conclusion in an argument come before the premises? Such as:“The key problem is the supposed superiority of the two major alternatives to adoption. Abortion seems to convey an immediate benefit: It makes the problem disappear. (And don't worry about death or post-...
October 20, 2009 by Linda

Finance
Following are selected balance sheet accounts for Third State Bank: vault cash  $2 million; U.S. government securities  $5 million; demand deposits  $13 million; nontransactional accounts  $20 million; cash items in process of collection $4 million; loans to individuals...
October 22, 2013 by Phoebe

corporate law help
what would be the revelent issue Tom, a new director has found he has not been re-imbursed for expenses he incurred when he went on a familiarisation trip to various company premises. What did his employment contract say? What did his company's written policies say on the ...
March 30, 2007 by Nina

LOGIC - Strength of enumerative arguments
#1 Here's my argument: Alice went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Ben went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarhip. Carol went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Dan went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Ellen goes to ...
April 10, 2009 by K

LOGIC - Strength of enumerative arguments
#1 Here's my argument: Alice went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Ben went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarhip. Carol went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Dan went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Ellen goes to ...
April 11, 2009 by K

English... Urgent
Hi this is a mystery problem can you solve this? The best forger of all time was indeed a most brilliant artist and a man respected and sought after in the criminal world. One day he was asked to copy $50 notes but the police searched his premises before be even got started ...
October 26, 2013 by Tim

Philosophy
Is this argument valid or invalid? If invalid, describe a possible situation where all of its premises are true and its conclusion is false. Lori is unhappy with some people who did not write thank you notes. Lori will send presents next year to everyone with whom she is happy...
January 25, 2010 by Cathy

CRT 205
ON Abortion 1 Identify the principal issue presented by the source. 2 Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. 3 Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. 4 Do ...
November 1, 2009 by Anonymous

Business Law
Case study: A former employee enters his employer's place of business claiming that the company owes him $500 dollars in back wages. He argues with the manager, who then orders him off the premises. He refuses to leave, so the manager tells some other workers to throw him off ...
September 5, 2011 by Nieci

Critical Thinking
I am evaluating an argument and I'm unsure if it makes sense to anyone but myself. The following is my paper on an essay from Critical Thinking 8th Edition entitled Controlling Erational Fears after 9/11. I would first like to draw attention to the two conclusions in this ...
September 7, 2008 by Sheilah

discrete math
prove that if n is an integer and 3n+2 is even, then n is even using a)a proof by contraposition b)a proof by contradiction I'll try part b, you'll have to refresh me on what contraposition means here. Here is the claim we start with If n is an integer and 3n+2 is even, then n...
September 27, 2006 by audryana

critical thinking
1 Identify the principal issue presented by the source. 2 Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. 3 Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. 4 Do you find the...
September 14, 2008 by debra

CRT/205 Final
I have two separate arguments and I am wondering if these answers are appropriate for the questions 1. State one argument made by the author. “Adoption should be advocated as an alternative to abortion for women experiencing an unwanted pregnancy” McFadden states, “Although ...
October 16, 2009 by Linda

Logic
From these premises... Ken is a killer and Sam is a saint. Ken is a killer. ...which of the following conclusions are implied? a. Sam is a saint. b. Ken is a killer or Sam is a saint. c. Sam is a saint or Sam is not a saint. d. All of the above are implied e. None of the above...
September 22, 2008 by Anonymous

critical thinking
I am struggling with deciding which evaluation criteria best fits for writing a critical essay on the passage written by Stephen Chapman...Legal Drugs Unlikely to Foster Nation of Zombies. I believe that this is a non-deductive argument. I was considering it to be a convergent...
July 20, 2013 by nan

Maths B
The running costs of a particular factory consist of two components – a constant charge per week for rent of premises and a variable cost for labour which depends on the number of staff working in the factory in that particular week. The total weekly running costs are $20 000 ...
March 13, 2012 by Rianna

english
Please tell me which of these two are Implicit statement and implicit premises or conclusions and please tell me the difference, I have quiz on this. Thanks! 1)Hilter rose to power because the Allies had crushed the German economy after workd war one. Therefore if the Allies ...
September 28, 2011 by Jessica

stats 2
3. Piyush, who had joined the infrastructure department of the bank, was asked to estimate the rental value of commercial property at Ranchi, for the purpose of identifying suitable premises for locating a new branch. Piyush assessed the standard deviation of the value of the ...
March 29, 2011 by prakash

English
When first looking at the raw data without controlling for case characteristics, RAND found that large race effects with the decision to seek the death penalty are more likely to occur when the defendants are white and when the victims are white. However, these disparities ...
October 14, 2009 by Mary

English
When first looking at the raw data without controlling for case characteristics, RAND found that large race effects with the decision to seek the death penalty are more likely to occur when the defendants are white and when the victims are white. However, these disparities ...
October 13, 2009 by Mary

Ethics
Drug use is kept private and employers have a right to know about it in some cases. What do you think? Do you agree with me or no? "Drug use is kept private and employers have a right to know about it in some cases." I'm not sure I understand what you're saying here. I would ...
September 11, 2006 by John

human behavior in organization pls. need help.
please can you help to get an answers from your own words. this is my assessment and i need tosubmit but i relly could not get the best answer.it's maybe because of my mother tongue is not an english.i would be very happy if you can help me so that i can submit. questons: 1. ...
October 12, 2011 by jessie

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

English
I rethought them all. Thank you very much. 1)The following morning he is very polite to the old man and continues to carry out his duty asking the man how he has spent the night. 2)At 4 a.m., just when he has finished his work, the narrator answers a knock at his front door. ...
November 30, 2011 by Henry2

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