PHL/410 CLASSICAL LOGIC
FINAL EXAM
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For multiple choice questions, fill in your answer with a color.
1. Which 18th century mathematician and philosopher made the following proposal: And
although learned men have long since thought
NAME: Megan O'Brien
out of 34
The trouble with the Copi presentation of sentential arguments is that he doesn't clearly show the
AND between the premises. He covers the most common valid arguments and fallacies in Section 8.7.
For instance, he shows disju
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Week Two Textbook Problems
Week Two Textbook Problems
Megan O'Brien
PHL/410
8/17/15
Robert Farrell
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Week Two Textbook Problems
Complete the following items.
1. Provide an example (not in the book) for each of the types of definition. Be sure to make yo
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Week One Textbook Exercises
Week One Textbook Exercises
Megan O'Brien
PHL/410/
8/10/15
Robert Farrell
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Week One Textbook Exercises
1-3. Exercise 1.2 (p 9) numbers 2, 5, 9
2. What stops many people from photocopying a book and giving it to a
pal is not
Running head: Induction vs. Deduction
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Induction vs. Deduction
Amy Downey
PHL/410
January 9, 2017
Gianluca Dimuzio
Induction vs. Deduction
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Induction vs. Deduction
The differences between inductive and deductive arguments boil down to absolutism. A
dedu
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 3.2.1
Textbook Exercises: 3.2.1
Amy Downey
PHL/410
December 12, 2016
Gianluca Dimuzio
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TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 3.2.1
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Textbook Exercises: 3.2.1
Strategic Action
Person A:
I have prepared a new procedure that I would like yo
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 4.8.1
Textbook Exercises: 4.8.1
Amy Downey
PHL/410
December 19, 2016
Gianluca Dimuzio
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TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 4.8.1
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Textbook Exercises: 4.8.1
1. Not a single Republican is an advocate of socialized medicine. And yet, ever
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FALLACIES
Fallacies
Amy Downey, Lynnette Darden, Michelle Singer, Ronia Lynch, Zabrina Kama
PHL/410
January 9, 2017
Gianluca Dimuzio
2
FALLACIES
Weight Be Gone Shake
Zabrinas Fallacies:
Faulty Cause: Weight Be Gone is shake that will help you lose 20 lb
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 3.7, 1-5 AND 15-20
Textbook Exercises: 3.7, 1-5 and 15-20
Amy Downey
PHL/410
December 12, 2016
Gianluca Dimuzio
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TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 3.7, 1-5 AND 15-20
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Textbook Exercises: 3.7, 1-5 and 15-20
1. The mayor of a small Ore
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 6.7.1 and 6.7.2
Textbook Exercises: 6.7.1 and 6.7.2
Amy Downey
PHL/410
January 9, 2017
Gianluca Dimuzio
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TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 6.7.1 and 6.7.2
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Textbook Exercises: 6.7.1 and 6.7.2
3. If the president of the university mee
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 3.4.1
Textbook Exercises: 3.4.1
Amy Downey
PHL/410
December 12, 2016
Gianluca Dimuzio
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TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 3.4.1
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Textbook Exercises: 3.4.1
1. Jane Addams on War. In 1915, shortly after the beginning of World War One, J
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES 1.7
Textbook Exercises 1.7
Amy Downey
PHL/410
December 5, 2016
Gianluca Dimuzio
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TEXTBOOK EXERCISES 1.7
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Textbook Exercises 1.7
4. A man's power to connect his thought with its proper symbol, and so to utter it,
depends
Running head: WHAT IS LOGIC?
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What is Logic?
Amy Downey
PHL/410
December 5, 2016
Gianluca Dimuzio
WHAT IS LOGIC?
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What is Logic?
The study of logic is important in that it teaches you a process of thought that can help
you reach a reasoned decision rath
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 5.4
Textbook Exercises: 5.4
Amy Downey
PHL/410
January 9, 2017
Gianluca Dimuzio
1
TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 5.4
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Textbook Exercises: 5.4
1. A random sample of 1,000 Oregonians found that 51% favored the war in Iraq.
Therefore,
Running head: SYLLOGISMS
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Syllogisms
Amy Downey
PHL/410
December 19, 2016
Gianluca Dimuzio
SYLLOGISMS
Syllogisms
All cars from that dealership are new.
These cars are from that dealership.
Therefore, these cars are new.
All pit bulls are terriers.
All te
Running head: INDUCTIVE ARGUMENT ON TAX INVERSION
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Inductive argument on Tax Inversion/Corporate Tax Inversion
Ryan Kelehar, Megan OBrien, Melissa Garcia, Robert Scott
PHL/410
August 14, 2015
Robert Farrell
Ouch! Team A didnt do the assignment for Week 2
Syllogisms
Comica Terrell
04/17/2017
PHL410
Dr. G
Syllogisms
According to Wikipedia (2017), Syllogisms is Greek for conclusion, inferences is a kind
of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or
more propos
Exercise 3.4.1
Reconsider the examples in 3.2.2 In each case, determine some of the horizontal, contextual,
and background information one would use to understand the argument.
The workers and management share a situation in which the horizontal
knowledge
Exercise: 3.2.1
Write two short dialogues illustrating an example of strategic action and an example of
communicative action. Each dialogue should involve two speakers and five speech acts.
Conclude with a paragraph comparing the two dialogues.
1. The Bus
4.4.1: 1-10
1. Needed are a couple of good ideas to help get this off the ground.
Needed are some of good ideas to get this off the ground.
Needed are none of good ideas to get this off the ground.
Not needed are a couple of good ideas to help get off
Deductive Versus Inductive Arguments
Comica Terrell
04/24/2017
PHL410
Dr. G
Deductive Versus Inductive Argument
The "Deductive And Inductive Arguments " (n.d.) website Deduction argument inquires the
conclusion to be entirely true, the premises provide su
Fallacies
Team Al
4/24/2017
PHL410
Dr. G
Fallacies
There were several of options of fallacies to chose from the previous assignment,
however the five chosen are Ad populum fallacy, Fallacies of illocution, False dilemma, Fallacies
of validity, and Fallaci
What is Logic?
Comica Terrell
04-03-2017
PHL410
Dr. G
What is Logic?
Weber (2017), Logic is a formal system of analysis that helps writers invent,
demonstrate, and prove arguments. It works by testing propositions against one another to
determine their ac
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 5.6.1
Textbook Exercises: 5.6.1
Amy Downey
PHL/410
January 9, 2017
Gianluca Dimuzio
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TEXTBOOK EXERCISES: 5.6.1
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Textbook Exercises: 5.6.1
5. Carlos Rodriguez has U.S. citizenship because he was born in the state of New
Running head: TEXTBOOK EXERCISES 4.4.1
Textbook Exercises 4.4.1
Amy Downey
PHL/410
December 19, 2016
Gianluca Dimuzio
1
TEXTBOOK EXERCISES 4.4.1
Textbook Exercises 4.4.1
1. Needed are a couple of good ideas to help get this off the ground.
Some good ideas
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Exercise 5.5 3 and 4 Resubmission
Exercise 5.5 3 and 4 Resubmission
Megan O'Brien
PHL/140
8/29/2015
Robert Farrell
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Exercise 5.5 3 and 4 Resubmission
So, to be clear, on 5.5 #3 you assume 3a is true, then evaluate 3c and 3d. After that you assume 3a is