# PHI103

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"P v Q" is best interpreted as

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is it important for people to study logic

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need a thesis statement on abortion

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A sentence is said to be truth-functional if and only if (Points : 1)

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a person who is shown his or hr arument commits a fallacy should

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You should read this book. Everybody likes it so it must be good" may commit which fallacy?

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ourarguments? Are there disadvatages to using this technique to make the structure of our arguments more explicit and clear?

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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

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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

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This is the name for the reasons that one presents to support a conclusion. (Points : 1) Proposals Premises Deductions Inductions None of the above

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explain what logic can and cannot do. In other words, what kinds of questions and logic are not decided by logical analysis

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: 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

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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

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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

### 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.

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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.

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<11{1[4(23)23]}> People have claimed that Jamie’s paintings have given them the blues. Clearly this cannot be entirely correct, since many of Jamie’s paintings contain no blue at all. The argument above is flawed because the author

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Consider an argument you have recently had with a friend, family member,mangager,co-worker,or someone else. Identify the topic of the argument and present that argument in premise-conclusion form, Identifying both the premise and conclusion.

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Nussbaum claims that Aristotle had this important idea about political government: (Points : 1) It ought to be ruled by the people. It ought to be Greek It ought to provide conditions in which people can flourish It ought to be run by a king None of the above I think it's the ...

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construct three different arguments that display distinict fallacies. Give qan explanation of why each makes a mistake in drawing the conclusion it does. Please can you give me a very good answer to the question for a very important discussion question. Please

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Truth tables can? display all the possible truth values involved with a set of sentences. determine what scientific claims are true. determine if inductive arguments are strong. determine if inductive arguments are weak

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Truth tables can (Points : 1) display all the possible truth values involved with a set of sentences. determine what scientific claims are true. determine if inductive arguments are strong. determine if inductive arguments are weak.

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write two arguments in English, one in the form of modus ponens and one in the form of modus tollens. Can you give me what advantages does being able to symbolize our arguments provided? are there disadvantages to using the technique to make the structure of our argments more ...

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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.

### 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.

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21{1[2(24)24]}> The average height of members of the high school basketball team is six feet, three inches. Jerry is on the high school basketball team, so Jerry must be taller than six feet. The argument above is flawed because it confuses

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Every major religion advocates kindness and helping the poor. It’s clear that these are core human values. True or False: The statement, “Every major religion advocates kindness and helping the poor,” is a premise.

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If I move to Texas, I will need air conditioning. I don't need air conditioning. So I didn't move to Texas" is an argument form known as

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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 of them favors the...

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"10 is less than 100; 100 is less than 1,000; consequently, 10 is less than 1,000" is an example of a (Points : 1) sound deductive argument. valid inductive argument. sound inductive argument. weak inductive argument.

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Cathy owes the local video store six overdue movies.Each of Cathy's overdue movie is a comedy, only comdies are overdue at the local video store. What premise added to this statement would make this conclusion valid? Answer: Cathy is the only person that owes overdue movies to...

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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 ...

### 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 ...

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Sorry, I didn't post my argument the last time. 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. The following is one of the ...

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All Whales are mammals. All mammals have hair or fur. Therefore, all whales have hair or fur. True or False: There is no conclusion in these propositions. True False Don’t worry, when I come back from my trip we’ll be more in love than ever. After all, absence makes the ...

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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 ...

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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 which...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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...

### 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, ...

### PHI103:Informal Logic

1. <11{1[1(19)19]}> All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage. Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above? (Points : 1) Just because Dasha is a sage ...

### PHI103: Informal Logic

1. <21{7[1(07)]}> Cathy owes six overdue movies to her local video store. Since each of Cathy’s overdue videos is a comedy, only comedies are currently overdue at Cathy’s local video store. Which one of the following premises, if added to the statements above, would ...

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