Logic 10-16 - The Categorical Syllogism October...

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The Categorical Syllogism October 4/9/16/18/25, 2007
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The premises of the categorical syllogism major premise premise containing the major term (predicate term of the conclusion) minor premise premise containing the minor term (subject term of the conclusion)
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Standard order of the categorical syllogism Major premise Minor premise Conclusion
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Examples Affirmative categorical syllogism All lawyers [d] are honest [j] John [n] is a lawyer [d] Therefore, John [n] is honest [j] Negative categorical syllogism No camels [d] chew tobacco [j] Sylvester [n] is a camel [d] Therefore, Sylvester [n] does not chew tobacco [j]
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Phaedo 61bc ‘wish [Evenus] well and bid him farewell, and tell him, if he is wise, to follow me as soon as possible. I am leaving today, it seems, as the Athenians so order it.’ – ‘What kind of advice is this you are giving to Evenus, Socrates? I have met him many times, and from my observation he is not at all likely to follow it willingly.’ – ‘How
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 115 taught by Professor Stoltz during the Fall '07 term at St. Thomas.

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Logic 10-16 - The Categorical Syllogism October...

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