10_Decision_Making

Afrm deny antecedent p mary likes winnie thepooh

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Unformatted text preview: th of the propositions   About validity of conclusions If I do really well on my GRE’s, then I’ll get into graduate school. I got into graduate school Therefore, I did well on my GRE’s If someone likes South Park, then they have a crude sense of humor. Joan likes South Park. Therefore, Joan has a crude sense of humor. If someone watches the Simpsons, they must be intelligent. Becky does not watch the Simpsons. Therefore, Becky is not intelligent. If the tickets for the rock concert are under $50, then I will go to the concert. I did not go to the concert. Therefore, the tickets for the concert were not under $50. Affirm Deny Antecedent (p) Mary likes Winnie-thePooh. Therefore, Mary is a sensitive person. (modus ponens) Mary does not like Winnie-the-Pooh. Therefore, Mary is not a sensitive person. Consequent (q) Mary is a sensitive person. Therefore, Mary likes Winnie-the-Pooh. Mary is not a sensitive person. Therefore, Mary does not like Winnie-thePooh. (modus tollens)...
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