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Unformatted text preview: Prepositional. o Reasoning. Imaginal. o Einsteins Gedankenexperiment. Motoric. o Athletes. We think in concepts (classes of objects that belong together and arranged in hierarchy .) Most representative member: Prototype. o Reasoning. Inductive Arguments. Conclusion is likely to be true if the premises are true. Deductive Arguments. Conclusion must be true if premises are true. (Formal Validity.) October 15, 2007 Modus Ponens (Affirming the antecedent.) o If p then q ; p is true; Therefore, q is true. (Common mistake: fallacy of affirming the consequence.) Modus Tollens (Denying the consequences.) o If p then q ; Not q ; Therefore, not p ....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PS 101 taught by Professor Hoffman during the Fall '07 term at BU.
- Fall '07