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Unformatted text preview: Each numbered question was worth 2 points for a total of 10 points. 1. Define valid argument in Logic. IF the premises are true, the conclusion MUST be true. Note: The IF is crucial otherwise what you are talking about is a sound argument. Folks who omitted the IF got half-credit. Saying it leads to conclusion or anything like that was too vague [because it could apply to inductive and other arguments] and so was only worth half-credit. Bonus: According to the Logic Primer, in a valid argument the premises __ ENTAILS ______ (technical term) the conclusion. (+1) 2. Identify (by naming it or giving an explanation) the fallacy in this argument: Government ownership of public utilities is a dangerous doctrine, because it is sotic....
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- Spring '08