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    differentiating between generalization and universal statements

    1) In recent months, conservatives have been celebrating the feats of computer technology in war. 2) Stockbrokers are notorious for using everything from tide tables to football games to make market prognostications. 3) Every great advance. every profound insight in the sciences and other intellectual disciplines, has torn d

    What fallacy is represented below?

    What fallacy is represented below? Every attempt to prove that people are immortal has failed. No evidence can be found which shows that people's souls exist after death; hence, immortality is false.

    What fallacy is represented below?

    What fallacy is represented below? The death penalty is a warning just like a lighthouse throwing its beams out to sea. We hear about shipwrecks, but we do not hear about the ships that the lighthouse guides safely on their way. We do not have proof of the number of ships it saves, but we do not tear the lighthouse down.

    A logical fallacy..

    What fallacy is represented below? I love visiting Wyoming because I enjoy traveling in the West.

    A logical fallacy..

    What fallacy is represented below? We should either pay our teachers better salaries or admit that we don't care about our children's education.

    Is this an invalid or valid syllogism?

    All items made of gold are expensive items. Some rings are items made of gold. Therefore, some rings are expensive items. Is this an invalid or valid syllogism?

    An instructor of interpersonal skills for managers is examined.

    Scenario: Maria, an instructor of interpersonal skills for managers, has had three sessions with a particular organization. She was told that Neil has not been able to keep a team together for more than three months at a time. She notices that, in her workshops, he lounges with a bored expression and reads the sports pages whil

    A souvenir hat is the topic.

    You buy a ten-gallon hat as a souvenir of a visit to Texas; only when you got home did you discover that the label states it to be only six gallon hat. By now, you were skeptical that it was even that big, and you decided to test it by trying to fill it with 6 gallons of water. The only containers you had on hand are a 9 gallon

    Valid or invalid claims are judged.

    Madeline must have known the material for the test, because if a person knows the material, that person will always get an A, and Madeline was one of the students that got an A.

    Using Formal Operations

    Do you agree with the proposition that about 25% of the adult population uses formal operations (i.e. critical thinking) on a regular basis?

    Predicate Logic Proofs

    I am looking for help with Predicate and Quantitative Logic. Provide proofs for the attached 4 problems using the 9 rules of inference, the 10 rules of replacement and Quantitative logic. --- Provide proof s for the following four arguments using: The 9 rules of inference; Modus Pollens (MP); Modus Tollens (MT); Hypothe

    Critical Legal Theory and Critical Legal Studies

    I was assigned a 7 minute oral report yesterday. I am having trouble distinguishing these two topics from one another. I plan to encompass both in my presentation on Critical Legal Theory and Critical Legal Studies. I need to know: 1. Origin - (I think this is Marx, but I am having trouble getting details). 2. What trig

    Analysing Arguments: Truth, Validity, Congency

    1. I'm having difficulty analyzing arguments-identifying, supplying missing premises for inductive and deductive arguments, diagramming, reconstructing and listing claims and diagramming. For eg. Number must be either infinite or finite. But it cannot be infinite. An infinite number is neither odd nor even, but numbers are a