intro phil - validity exercise (1).docx

intro phil - validity exercise (1).docx - Validity...

This preview shows 1 out of 2 pages.

Validity exercises William Bauer Conditionals and validity 1. Given the four forms of deductive argument we studied (2 valid, 2 invalid), complete the argument below such that it is one of the valid forms. P1: The mind is the brain given that all mental states are reducible to neurological states. P2: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ C: 2. In P1, identify the sufficient condition: _______________________________________________ 3. In P1, identify the necessary condition: ______________________________________________ 4. Is the antecedent of a conditional the sufficient or necessary condition? (circle one) 5. Is the consequent of a conditional the sufficient or necessary condition? (circle one) Argument analysis and assessment of validity 6. Suppose someone says: “Many states have recently passed new laws restricting abortion rights. Although I agree that if the fetus is a person, then abortion is morally wrong, I disagree that the fetus is a person, so abortion is
Image of page 1

Subscribe to view the full document.

Image of page 2
You've reached the end of this preview.
  • Fall '16
  • Jon Newton
  • Logic, p1, William Bauer, forms of deductive argument

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern