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Syllogistic Reasoning Example Write out the three parts of the syllogism in the labelled spaces below. Of the conclusion (Lat. probandum ), the subject is the factor or part already established and not in question, while the predicate is the factor to be established. In the house there is a fire because there is smoke. subject predicate reason To see if the probandum is incontrovertibly established by a conclusive reason, contemplate whether the reason is qualified by the three modes. Re-word as necessary to form coherent sentences, retaining the essential meaning of the words. In the house there is smoke. subject reason 1. Property of the subject (the subject has the characteristic of the reason) Wherever there is smoke there is a fire. If the reason always applies… …then the predicate must apply. 2. Forward pervasion natural relationship causal relationship If there is no fire there is no smoke. If the predicate does not
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ECKOW 123 taught by Professor Riuyt during the Spring '11 term at University of Damascus.

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