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The Wrath of Kant
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Harry Mudd Always Lies
JERRY KAPUS
Compelled by anger, hatred, and vengeance, civilizations
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TRANSCRIPTION PRACTICE
1. I like turkey.
P
Let P = I like turkey.
2. I dont like turkey.
~P
Let P = I like turkey.
3. I like turkey, but she doesnt.
P & ~Q
Let P = I like turkey.
Let Q = She likes tu
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Ungraded Practice Exercises: Categorical Propositions
KEY
Identify the subject (S) and predicate (P) for each of the following sentences, indicate whether it is an A, E, I or O sentence, and complete
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Simplifythefollowingfrom2.17: A B (B C)
Duality Duality
Dualofaconnective Dualofasententialexpression Thetruthtablesofdualexpressionsare obtainedfromeachotherbytoggling everywhereTandF.(p.70) If
Lecture1 Lecture1
Basicquestions Basicquestions
Whatisanargument? Whenisanargumentvalid? Whatkindofsentencesareusedinarguments? Does our analysis of validity require some account of what it means for this kind of sentencetobetrue?
ConnectivesandSententi
SOME ADDITIONAL EXERCISES ON INDUCTIVE DEFINITIONS (1) (A) Give an inductive denition of the set of all nite subsets of the natural numbers. Make sure your denition is given solely in terms of the operation. (B) Give a formation sequence to show that your
SOLUTIONS TO SOME ADDITIONAL EXERCISES ON INDUCTIVE DEFINITIONS
(1) (A) Give an inductive denition of the set of all nite subsets of the natural numbers. Make sure your denition is given solely in terms of the operation. (B) Give a formation sequence to s
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Mock Quiz: Language
I. TRUE OR FALSE
T
F
1.
A term that is vague has more than one distinct meaning, while an ambiguous term has two or more
overlapping meanings. Reverse the polarity!ambiguous terms
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Ungraded Practice Exercises: Categorical Arguments
KEY
EXERCISE SET I: Create a Venn diagram for each of the following argument forms. Remember that you are only actually
marking the diagram for the
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Practice Exercises No. 09 - KEY
Week 6
STANDARD DEDUCTIVE ARGUMENT FORMS
Identify the following argument forms and indicate whether or not they are valid.
Form
I
Valid or invalid?
1.
3.
D
4.
B.
Valid
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Practice Exercises No. 11
Week 6
TRUE OR FALSE
T
F
1.
Any argument that is sound is also, by definition, valid.
T
F
2.
All deductive arguments are truth-preserving. Invalid deductive arguments fail to
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Group Ex. 9: Logical Equivalence
KEY- Corrected
Sentence Pair #1
If animals have a sense of self, then they are persons. A B
If animals do not have a sense of self, then they are not persons. (~A) ~B
1
Seinfeld and
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The Costanza
Maneuver:
Is it Rational for George
to "Do the Opposite"?
JASON HOLT
D'you ever notice how people think they top y
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Practice Exercises No. 10 - KEY
Week 6
STANDARD DEDUCTIVE ARGUMENT FORMS
Identify the following argument forms and indicate whether or not they are valid.
Form
G
Valid or invalid?
1.
K, E
J, A
E
3.
4
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Practice Exercises No. 07 - KEY
Week 05
Sentence Pair #1
If animals have a sense of self, then they are persons. A B
If animals do not have a sense of self, then they are not persons. (~A) ~B
1
2
1
2
1
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Practice Exercise No. 04- KEY
Week 5
PART I.
Assuming the truth values provided for (A-D) in each truth table instance below, determine the truth value of this
complex sentence
[(A (B & C) v (D (B & C)
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Practice Exercise No. 05- KEY
Week 5
PART I.
Assuming the following truth values for variables A E, complete a truth table row to show the truth value of each of the
following complex sentences.
Let A
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Practice Exercises No. 06 KEY
Week 5
TRUE OR FALSE
_ T
_
F
1.
It is trivially true that any proposition is logically equivalent to itself because it is identical
to itself.
_ T
_
F
3.
Any two tautolo
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Practice Exercise No. 03- KEY
Week 5
PART I. LOGICAL OPERATORS
Complete the following table summarizing the logical sentence operators that we have discussed.
Operator Name
Symbol
Used to transcribe
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REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAM: DEDUCTIVE REASONING
I have included a note on the proctor instructions indicating that the use of
blank scratch paper during the exam is allowed. Pro tip: Jot down the
rule
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Practice Exercise No. 02- KEY
Week 5
PART I. LOGICAL OPERATORS
Complete the following table summarizing the logical sentence operators that we have discussed.
Operator Name
Symbol
Used to transcribe