Phil110hw9 - God. Accordingly, Barrack Obama is a...

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Phil 110 – Instructor Mike Olsen Homework Assignment #9 Due Monday, April 20 th Part A. Please evaluate the validity of the inferences in the following by: 1) putting the argument in standard form , 2) naming the argument form , and 3) stating whether the argument is valid or invalid. 1. All Republicans are conservative. The Pope is a Republican. Therefore, the Pope is conservative. 2. If Bill is dishonest, then he would be nervous. Bill is dishonest. Hence, he is nervous. 3. All Republicans are conservative. The Pope is not conservative. Therefore, the Pope is not Republican. 4. If Senator Kennedy is a Communist, then he’s against the death penalty. But Senator Kennedy is against the death penalty. It follows that he’s a Communist. 5. If Barrack Obama is a Christian, then he believes in God. Barrack Obama believes in
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Unformatted text preview: God. Accordingly, Barrack Obama is a Christian. 6. If each man had a definite set of rules of conduct by which he regulated his life he would be no better than a machine. But there are no such rules, so men cannot be machines. Part B: Fill in the following Venn Diagrams to represent the following “All,” “None,” and “Some” Statements 1. No philosophers love sushi. 2. Some philosophers do not speak English. 3. All philosophers are educated people. Part C: For the following argument, fill in the Venn Diagram and decide whether it is valid or invalid. All men are mortal. No angels are mortal. Thus, no men are angels. All religious fundamentalists are conservative. All Republicans are conservative. Thus, all religious fundamentalists are Republicans....
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2011 for the course PHIL 110 taught by Professor Kay during the Spring '07 term at S.F. State.

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