INSTRUCTIONS: Select the answer that best characterizes each
If media pundits accept bribes, then all credibility will vanish. If media
pundits accept bribes, then national cynicism will grow. Thus, if all credibility
As a lexical definition, the definition "'Practical' means not being
impractical" may be criticized as:
a Being too narrow.
b Failing to indicate the context to which the
. definiens pertains.
c Being vague.
d Being too broad.
INSTRUCTIONS: The following problems relate to identifying and
evaluating inductive and deductive arguments. Select the best answer for
Jim Searcy, a religious prophet who now lives in Cypress, claims that the
Prince of Wales is the An
PRACTICE PROBLEMS: Venn Diagramming Categorical Syllogisms
Translation, Venn diagramming, Identifying, and Determining Validity for Categorical Syllogisms: For
each of the following, (1) translate the argument into a standard form categorical syllogism (u
Answer Key to Practice Problems from Hurleys A Concise Introduction to Logic:
Chapter 4: Exercise 4.2
Exercise 4.2 (pp. 204-205): I.2-6; II. 2-3; III. 2-3; IV. 2-3
2. A: Universal Affirmative: S is distributed
3. I: Particular Affirmative: Neither term
PHL 202 AESTHETICS EXAM REVIEW
The exam will consist of multiple-choice and short answer questions.
Plato, Republic: Book X (Anth. 23-33)
Explain what Socrates means when he makes the following claim: The imitative art, then, is, I
Have you ever wondered what the world might look like in hundreds of years from now?
Do you ever sit in bed and just think about how different the future is going to look someday?
Well, I do. I constantly find myself getting lost in thinking about what th
Reading Response Guide: Barrett, WHY IS THAT ART? Chs. 1 & 2 (pp. 3-15, 19-55)
1. pp. 3-6: Barrett provides three definitions of art.
(a) Briefly summarize each definition of art.
1) Honorific art: have some immediate con
Reading Response Guide: Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgment, Sections XVIII XLVI
1. [Fourth Moment: sections XVIII-XXII]: In this section, Kant will offer his fourth and
final definition of beauty: The beautiful is that wh
Reading Response Guide: Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgment, Sections X - XVII
1. [Third Moment: section X, p. 138]: At the beginning of this section X, Kant defines
what an end is in transcendental terms (that is, as a co
Reading Response Guide: Barrett, WHY IS THAT ART? (137-154)
1. pp. 137-142: Analyze the sculpture of Joel Shapiro. Read the critical commentary and the
artists own comments on his work.
(a) Briefly explain why Shapiros wo
Reading Response Guide: Barrett, WHY IS THAT ART? (83-109)
1. pp. 83-94: Analyze the sculpture of Louise Bourgeois. Read the critical commentary and the
artists own comments on her work.
(a) Briefly explain why Bourgeoiss
Reading Response Guide: Barrett, WHY IS THAT ART? (115-136)
1. pp. 115-116: Barrett offers the summary of the theory of art known as formalism.
(a) Summarize the definition of the theory of Formalism.
Formalism is the beli
Reading Response Guide: Barrett, WHY IS THAT ART? (63-82)
1. pp. 63-65: Barrett offers a summary of expressionism and cognitivism as theories of art.
(a) Summarize the definition of the theory of Expressionism.
Reading Response Guide: Friedrich Nietzsche
1. Summarize the way in which Nietzsche describes the Apollinian in sections 1, 2, and 3 (pp.
Nietzsche describes the Apollinian as being linked to dreams. He says that
Answer Key to Practice Problems From Hurleys A Concise Introduction to Logic:
Chapter 1, section 1.1
Exercise 1.1 (pp. 7-13): I. 2, 3, 5, 12, 14; II. 2
2. P: The good, according to Plato, is that which furthers a person's real interests.
C: In any give
Logic Lecture: Introduction & Welcome
First off, welcome to the class! Let me introduce myself. My name is Jeffrey Courtright
and I am the professor for this course: PHL 205 Logic. You may call or refer to me as
PHL 205 LECTURE:
Hurleys A Concise Introduction to Logic (11th Ed.)
CHAPTER 1: BASIC CONCEPTS
Sections 1.1 1.4
Alright, now down to brass tacks. Normally, I will not be so long-winded. The lesson plan that
follows is basically a reiterati