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Categorical Syllogism Exercise
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Identify major, minor, and middle terms, mood, and figure All ozone molecules are good absorbers of UV light. All ozone molecules are things destroyed by chlorine. Therefore, some things destroyed by chlorine are good absorbers of UV light.
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Major term: good absorbers of UV light Minor term: things destroyed by chlorine Middle term: ozone molecule Mood-figure: AAI-3; invalid under Boolean standpoint, valid under Aristotelian one.
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Construct a syllogism An EIO-2 syllogism with these terms: major: fans of Twins; minor: lovers of good music; middle: persons capable of independent thinking.
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No fans of Twins are persons capable of independent thinking. Some lovers of good music are persons capable of independent thinking. Some lovers of good music are not fans of Twins.
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Use Venn diagrams to determine validity No AIDS victims are persons who pose an immediate threat to the lives of others. Some kindergarten children are AIDS
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2011 for the course COMPUTER S 1003 taught by Professor Angelosstavrou during the Spring '11 term at King Saud University.

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