Instructor: Dr. Jeff Buechner
Are all valid arguments (arguments with no loopholes) necessarily good arguments?
(ii.) No _
(iii.) Indeterminate (iv.) Maybe yes and may
- Critical Thinking Tools
- Argumentation : The Construction and evaluation of arguments
- Argument : Making a claim(s) about how the world works & providing reasons for
- The claim is the CONCLUSION of the argument
- The reasons
Introduction to Logic
May 30, 2017
What Makes an Argument Good or Bad?
The premises, or reasons for an argument, are significant when one considers a
claim to be true or not. The argument in which this assignment will
June 2, 2017
The newspaper editorial, The Problem Isnt Food Stamps, Its Poverty, written
by The Editorial Board on May 26, 2017, focuses on providing essential information
about the Supplemental Nu
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(iii) This is a valid argument because if it rains heavy you will need water resistant shoes
if you do not want to get wet and animals are usually hiding out when it rains heavily.
5) Since Peter eats gristle for supper. it can be in
8. If there is information in the structure of the space of
situations in which an argument's premises are true which
shows that the premises are true and the conclusion is false in
7/8 of the space, and the argument's premises are true, is it
1. Are some invalid arguments (arguments with some
loopholes) good arguments?
(i.) Yes (ii.) No (iii.) Indeterminate (iv.)
Maybe yes and maybe no
2. If an argument is loophole-free (i.e., it is valid), @ its
premises be false?
(i.) Yes (ii.) No (iii.) Ind
5.Construct a spurious duplicate for the following argument:
P: Donald Trump is caught by paparazzi forcing a young
boy onto the oor and brutally shearing his bleach-blond
C: The pictures taken by the paparazzi will damage
Critical Thinking Porfolio
Chapter 1 Exercises: #2-6
2) That new e-companyjust made its stocks available to the public. If you do not buy them now.
you will not be able to make much of a prot, should you buy them later.
(i) The premise is that stocks beca
Instructor: Dr. Jeff Buechner
MIDTERM (15 short answer questions)
1. If x is causally necessary for y, then it is necessary that y is
_ for x.
2. Construct an evil twin for the followi
LO 9.1 Motivation
Motivation - the process by which activities are
started, directed, and continued so that physical or
psychological needs or wants are met.
Extrinsic motivation - type of motivation in which a
person performs an act
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What is Developmental psychology?
The three major issues focused on within developmental psychology are
What is nature and nurture continuity and
Module 42-Social Thinking
October 24 2016
Attribution Theory-how you understand someones intention.
Dispositional attribution- somebody does something you blame it on their
personality. Example- when you have a negative experience, such as whe
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Intimacy: In Eriksons theory, the ability to form close, loving relationships; a
primary developmental task in young adulthood.
Go through Eriksons Psychosocial stages and thoroughly understand them.
Emerging adulthood: A period from
Psychology 102 Lecture 1 Notes
Overview of R-Points and how R-points work
Remember R-Points are required for this course
If you are under the age of 18 you can not participate in research, there will
be an alternative assignment
You are required to do 5 R
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during prenatal development.
Factors: Pollution, Stress, Alcohol, Mercury, lead, and etc.