Honors 2000-Midterm Study Guide

Honors 2000-Midterm Study Guide - HNRS2000,Sections913...

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HNRS 2000, Sections 9-13  QUESTIONS FOR MIDTERM  EXAMINATION Fall, 2010 I. ARGUMENTS:  Be able to identify examples of the following       arguments or fallacies: On the exam you will be given five examples of arguments/fallacies.  You will be asked to match those examples to the appropriate  designation from among the following terms, which will be listed on the  exam.  Each question will count four points for a total of 20 points Modus Ponens     B A B        Modus Tollens   B ~B ~A         Ad hominem – Personal attack. reductio ad absurdum begging the question   False Dilemma— You can either chose A or B, there is nothing else. You can love your country, or you can get out!   affirming the consequent   B B
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A denying the antecedent    B ~A ~B II. IDENTIFICATION:  On the exam you will be given five of the       following terms to identify.  Each term will count eight points for a   total of                                                                     40 points     “Democratization” of war Thermopylae —The battle of Thermopylae.  A famous battle between the Spartans and the Persians. o The Persians came; the Spartans met them at Thermopylae. o
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