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Unformatted text preview: Therefore, everyone will be happy. Are the following arguments deductively valid? (d) Many ancients Greeks were brilliant logicians. Socrates was an ancient Greek. Therefore, Socrates was a brilliant logician. (e) All small cars get good gas mileage My car gets good gas mileage Therefore, my car is small. (f) Harry asked Sally for a date. Dates are the oblong edible fruits of a palm Therefore, Harry asked Sally for an oblong edible fruit of a palm (2) An argument is deductively sound just in case (i) it is deductively valid (ii) its premises are true ....
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