illegal immigrants qualify for welfare benefits. This claim is undetermined and just as the A- claim would be, “No illegal immigrants abuse the country’s welfare benefits.” Also by using the statement, “Some illegal immigrants abuse the country’s welfare benefits” can either be true or false. As we can see, if an inference seems faulty and can neither be true or false then it will be the same in the other translations (Murray & Kujundizic, 183, 2005). Even though we use the square of opposition, there are times where we are not able to determine fully whether a claim can be true or false. There are certain limitations with the square of opposition and this type of logic will only work in certain situations. In conclusion, by using categorical logic, we are able to learn and identify the different types of relationships and categories among these classes: A,E,I, O. When using the square of opposition, which is a diagram, that helps us determine whether or not a proposition is true or false. By using this kind of thinking rather than just evaluating a claim we can use this in Nursing school and other classes that require a different type of critical thinking. I know that by using these skills, I will be able to succeed in my Nursing career.
RUNNING HEAD: Square of Opposition Assignment Citations Moore, B. N., & Parker, R. (2017). Critical Thinking. New York: McGraw-Hill Education. Murray,R.M., & Kujundzic,N.(2005). Critical Reflection: A Textbook for Critical Thinking. MQUP
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