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RUNNING HEAD: THE SQUARE OF OPPOSITION 1The Square of Opposition West Coast University Hanh Nguyen
2Categorical logic refers to the relationship between classes or categories. Categorical logic is very useful in understanding and analyzing deductive arguments (Moore and Parker, 2017). A component of categorical logic are categorical claims. There are 4 types of claims.A: All ____ are _____. E: No ____ are _____. I: Some _______ are ______. O: Some ________ are not _______. These claims make a statement about two classes or categories, relating the two. The square of opposition uses categorical claims and arrange them in a square that can effectively show the logical relationship of A, E, I, and O claims. Following the guide above, respective statements can be placed in the correct corner. A and E claims, top right and left corner, are both contrary claims. This means that both these categorical claims cannot both be true. The I, O claims are subcontrary claims, meaning that they can both