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Unformatted text preview: Phil 110 Intro. To Philosophy / Professor Pruim TEST 1 STUDY GUIDE We have only begun our look at philosophy, but I think it would be useful to have a test on a small bit of material so that you will have an idea of what we are looking for in this course. (Hence, this test will count less than the other exams.) TOPICS The short exam will test your knowledge of terms and concepts. It will also ask you about key statements and positions in the arguments we have looked at and the criticisms of those arguments. You should know not only what a key statement says, but how it fits into the discussion of a given issue. Know the following names and terms: Bertrand Russell, John Stuart Mill, internal/external question, analysis & argument, custom v. critical thinking, valid, sound, cogent, fallacy of ignorance, the method of counter-example, fallacy of the heap, fallacies of affirming the consequent and denying the antecedent, modus ponens, modus tollens, dialectic....
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- Spring '08