PHI 103 Week 1 Quiz - These are the automatically computed...

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These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 9/30/2015 Time Spent: 55 min , 28 secs Points Received: 20 / 20 (100%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice 20 20 Grade Details - All Questions Question 1. Question : Which of the following is a conclusion marker? Student Answer: Since Because Therefore Never Instructor Explanation: The answer to this question can be found in Section 2.2, “Extracting Arguments in the Standard Form,” of With Good Reason: A Guide to Critical Thinking . Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: Question 2. Question : Which of the following words from this argument is a conclusion indicator? All philosophers are seekers of truth; thus, it follows that no evil human is a seeker after truth, since no philosophers are evil humans. Student Answer: Since Thus Philosophers Truth Instructor The answer can be found in Section 2.2, “Putting Arguments in the Standard
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Explanation: Form,” of With Good Reason: A Guide to Critical Thinking . Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: Question 3. Question : An argument, as defined in logic, is __________. Student Answer: a methodological defense of a position a verbal dispute characterized by anger and hostility something that is emotional in nature the opposite of what people do when they think rationally Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 1.3, “What Is Logic?” of With Good Reason: A Guide to Critical Thinking . Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: Question 4. Question : Which of the following is an advantage of using standard form? Student Answer: It helps us to evaluate the quality of an argument independent of our own views about the subject. It is only really necessary for professional logicians and mathematicians It makes arguments logically valid It makes it more likely that your audience will believe your premises Instructor Explanation: The answer to this question can be found in Section 2.2, “Extracting Arguments in the Standard Form,” of With Good Reason: A Guide to Critical Thinking . Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: Question 5. Question : Thinking logically guarantees that __________.
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Student Answer: a person will make more money a person will get a better job a person will never fall prey to manipulation again a person will have specific methods to evaluate choices Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 1.3, “What Is Logic?” of
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