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Determining whether logic statements are true or false.

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Explain whether the following is true or false.

A. All reasonable arguments are true.

B. The claim "If it is raining, the exposed surfaces will be wet" is an argument composed of simple statements.

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This job determines whether logic statements are true or false.

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These are tricky questions. You must think them through carefully.

A. All reasonable arguments are true. I think this statement is most likely. But it depends on what type of argument you are making. An empirical claim (one observed by facts) can be reasonable and false. But a reasonable analytical claim is always true. For example, an analytical claim is: all bachelors are unmarried men, Ben is not married, therefore Ben is a bachelor. If A and B are correct then the conclusion must be true. But empirical ...

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