Indirect Truth Tables Worksheet #2
Instructions: Determine the following arguments are valid or
invalid/consistent or inconsistent using the indirect truth table technique.
Make sure to circle the inconsistency in the premises.
1.
A (B v C) / B ~A / A C
V
Term Reduction Worksheet
Instructions: Make the following argument into standard form categorical
syllogisms by applying the operations of conversion, obversion and
contraposition and by rearranging the propositions. Use a Venn diagram to
identify whether
KIPP: Gaston College Preparatory
Senior Beta Club Meeting
High School Seminar Room
November 13th, 2013
5:15 PM
I.
Call to Order
Shannon Boone
II.
Inspirational Words
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III.
Pledge of Allegiance
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IV.
Introduction of Members
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V.
Reading of Minutes
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VI.
T
Qu es el arte?
Lo que tiene digamos en comn o en relacin es que cada quien tiene
diferentes perspectivas de ver el arte. Les provoca una forma de vivir, felicidad
o placer para su da o vida. El arte cada quien lo ve a su manera, tiene un
significado para
Conversion, Obversion & Contraposition
Conversion: switch the subject with the predicate term.
A:
E:
I:
O:
All S are P.
No S are P.
Some S are P.
Some S are not P.
All P are S.
No P are S.
Some P are S.
Some P are not S.
E and I type statements logically
Deductive Proofs Worksheet #4
Instructions: Using the ten rules of replacement and the eight rules of inference,
construct logical proofs for the following arguments.
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
X
(Y X) Z
X v ~Y
~Y v X
YX
Z
XZ
/XZ
1; Add
3; Com
4; Im
Deductive Proofs Worksheet #3
Instructions: Using the first five rules of replacement and the eight rules of
inference, construct logical proofs for the following arguments.
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
~(X Y)
X
YvZ
~X v ~Y
~X
~Y
Z
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7
Deductive Proofs Worksheet #1b
Instructions: Using the first four rules of inference, construct logical proofs for the
following arguments.
1.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
(A B) v (C D)
~(A B)
~D
/ ~C
CD
1, 2; DS
~C
4, 3; MT
2.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
~A [A v (B A)]
(B
Deductive Proofs Worksheet #2b Answers
Instructions: Using the first eight rules of inference, construct logical proofs for
the following arguments.
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
X (Y Z)
YK
W
WX
X
Y Z
Y
K
/K
4, 3; MP
1, 5; MP
6; Simp
2, 7; MP
1.
2.
Module 1 Notes
Why Study Logic?
1.
Logic, or good reasoning skills, enable people to construct sound arguments and
to evaluate the arguments of others.
2.
Logic's requirement of reasons, or that we provide support for claims, helps alert
us to views that
Module 2 Notes
A fallacy is flaw within an argument other than merely false premises. Fallacies are found within both
inductive and deductive arguments and generally involve faulty reasoning or the creation of an illusion. We
can categorize fallacies into
Ordinary Language Worksheet
Instructions: Translate the following arguments into standard form
categorical syllogisms and then use Venn diagrams or the rules
for syllogisms to determine whether each is valid or invalid. Refer
to section 4.7 for assistance
Devon McDonald
June 20, 2015
May 20, 2013
PSE
English
Mother told me not to keep going, she said I couldnt do it but I didnt believe her. I
remember vaguely doing it before. Instead of listening I was young and reckless and chose to
disobey her. So I made