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Critical Thinking (PHI 210) Due date: Feb 01, 2012 At 9:00 Am Please confirm immediately if you are going to work on it! Please do not take too long!...

Critical Thinking (PHI 210)

Due date: Feb 01, 2012

At 9:00 Am

Please confirm immediately if you are going to work on it! Please do not take too long! Thank you!

INSTRUCTIONS

There is no minimum or maximum words count, just answer clearly, precise and concise.

PLAGIARISM IS NOT ACCEPTED

The following homework need to done from the following book only, this book is an Edition for Strayer University:

Kirby, G.r. & Goodpaster, J.R.(2007), Thinking 4th ed.). (Edition for Strayer
University) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall


Discussion 1: “Syllogisms.”

The following discussion questions refer to the activity assigned under the “Readings” section for this week, CHAPTER 9 Logical Thinking.


Please respond to the following: Please type your answer followed by the question.


Explain the thinking process you used to identify the categorical propositions in these syllogisms.


Identify any premises or conclusions with which you did not agree or which you believe to be false.


Explain whether you found any syllogisms which appeared to be valid or invalid and why you think this is the case.


Diagram one of the syllogisms in Activity 9.1 or 9.2. Describe what your Venn diagram revealed. Explain whether you thought this method was useful or challenging.



Discussion 2: “Beliefs in Everyday Life.”

Please respond to the following: Please type your answer followed by the question.


Describe a belief that you would continue to believe even if solid logical evidence was supplied which demonstrated your belief could not possibly be true.


Create a syllogism which “proves” that your belief is based in logical reasoning.


This question was asked on Jan 31, 2013.

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