philosophy problems - PHILOSOPHY 102 1. The maid remained...

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PHILOSOPHY 102 1. The m aid remained in her quarters on the night of the crime. If the b utler committed the crime, then either the maid is an a ccomplice or the stolen gems are s till in the mansion. If the stolen gems are still in the mansion, the maid did not remain in her quarters on the night of the crime. Therefore, the butler committed the crime only if the maid is an accomplice. [M, B, A, S] 2. If the s eal has not been broken and the r outine servicing has been performed, the g uarantee is in effect. The o wner is responsible for the damage only if the routine servicing has not been performed or the seal has been broken. Hence, the owner is responsible for the damage unless the guarantee is in effect. [S, R, G, O] 3. Either T hales said that nothing moves and P armenides didn't say it, or else Parmenides said it and H eracleitus denied it. If Thales had said it, his thought would not have conformed to the viewpoint of the M ilesian school. Thales' thought did conform to the viewpoint of the Milesian school. Therefore, Heracleitus denied that nothing moves. [T, P, H, M] 4. The s ocial security system will succeed if and only if more m oney is collected through social security taxes. Unless the social security system succeeds many senior citizens will be in t rouble. Although members of C ongress claim to be sympathetic to senior citizens, more money won't be collected through social security taxes. Hence, the social security system will not succeed. [S, M, T, C] 5. Either the P resident and the S enators will support the legislation, or the President and the r epresentatives will support it. Moreover, the representatives will support it provided that a m ajority of the people support it. So, either a majority of the people or the Senators will support the legislation. [P, S, R, M] 6. Either the robber came in the d oor, or else the crime was an i nside one and one of the s ervants is implicated. The robber could come in the door only if the l atch had been raised from the inside; but one of the servants is implicated if the latch was raised from the inside. Therefore, one of the servants is
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