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Unformatted text preview: Exercise 18 Answers Philosophy 102 (Maher) Spring 2009 1. Missing premise: Higher life forms are organized beings. No organized beings are things that evolved through merely random processes. All higher life forms are organized beings. No higher life forms are things that evolved through merely random processes. Valid. 2. Missing conclusion: Kenneth Branagh can bring Hamlet to life. All actors who can bring Hamlet to life are great actors. All actors identical to Kenneth Branagh are great actors. All actors identical to Kenneth Branagh are actors who can bring Hamlet to life. Invalid; undistributed middle. 3. Missing premise: All members of the American Medical Association are physicians. All physicians are college graduates. All members of the AMA are physicians. All members of the AMA are college graduates. Valid (AAA–1). 4. Missing premise: Organizations that make alcohol readily available are not serious about fighting alcohol abuse....
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course PHIL 102 taught by Professor Weinberg during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
- Spring '08