Chapter 2 Assignment Part 2

Chapter 2 Assignment Part 2 - Steven Seage Evaluating...

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Evaluating Arguments Pg. 37-38 1. Disjunctive Syllogism 1. Either I will stop smoking now or I will suffer severe health problems in the next ten years. 2. I know myself well enough that I will not stop smoking anytime soon. Therefore: I will suffer severe health problems in the next ten years 2. Hypothetical Syllogism 1. If it is true that people only act with their own interest in mind, then no one can truly be moral. 2. If no one can truly be moral then studying moral theory is pointless. Therefore: If all people act with their own interest in mind then studying moral theory is pointless. 3. Modus Tollens 1. In order to pass the class you must score a 90 on the test. 2. I scored an 85 on the test. Therefore: I did not pass the class. 4. Disjunctive Syllogism 1. Either God is mad or the world was created in a cosmic accident. 2. God is not mad. Therefore: The world was created in a cosmic accident. 5. Hypothetical syllogism
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