The claim for this exercise is that All athletes are domestic abusers The

The claim for this exercise is that all athletes are

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determination. The claim for this exercise is that All athletes are domestic abusers. The particular affirmative would be that some athletes are domestic abusers. Universal negative is that no athletes are domestic abusers with the particular negative that some athletes are not domestic abusers. Only one of the universal claims can be true as the relationships is contradictory. All or no athletes are domestic abusers. The truth of the universal affirmative would make the universal negative false. If the particular affirmative claim that some athletes are domestic abusers is false, then that is saying that there are not any athletes that are domestic abusers. This would make the particular negative claim, some athletes are not domestic abusers, true. Thus, a subcontrary relationship. By making one of the universal claims true, the particular would be true. If all athletes are domestic abusers, then some athletes are domestic abusers. If those are true, then the universal negatives that all athletes are not domestic abusers is false which makes the particular negative false as well.
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  • Fall '15
  • PaulPinson
  • Logic, Syllogism, Categorical proposition, Traditional logic, Trevone Boykin

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