1.not our man. If Jones committed the crime, then he wouldn't pass a "lie-detector" (i.e. polygraph) test. But, as a matter of fact, he did pass the test. a)Why is the argument fallacious? (and it is!) 2. The following argument is valid but fallacious. If most animal species are changing over time, then the theory of evo
1. Arguments are inductive if they are invalid. (True or false and Explain why??) 2. A valid argument can have a false conclusion. (Explain why and If true, then give an example??) 3. The claim "The earth is round" is a valid statement. (True or false and Explain why??) 4. A logically sound argument may
In a logical argument, what is a "straw man?"
What does "to quoque" mean?
What are the standard forms of the arguments that follow? a. Women live longer than men, on the average. So, you will probably live longer than your husband! b. Subliminal advertising is quite common. Why? Hundreds of studies have shown that subliminal persuasion works. You end up buying things you neither want nor need:
True and false questions. Explain the answer and give an example. A. A valid argument may have a false premise and a true conclusion. Give an example. B. If an argument has all true premises and a true conclusion, then it is always a reasonable (good) argument. Give an example.
Use conjective symbols and the nine valid inference rules (MP, MT, SIMP, CONJ, ABS, ADD, DS, HS) to complete the following questions attached
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.
Scenario: A young man's car developed a flat tire as he was driving along a deserted street. He pulled over to the curb and did all the usual things: removed the hub cap, unscrewed the lugs and rested them carefully in the hub cap, jacked up the car. Just as he was finishing up they all rolled out, and all five of them fell dow
1. Using one or more analogies, try to make a brief argument for or against these moral issues: ABORTION GUN CONTROL EUTHANASIA CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
For each of the following arguments, try to think of some critical information that could weaken or discount the conclusion. How could the argument be expressed to eliminate the weakness? 1. Generally, women prefer men of high status. Celestina is a woman. Therefore, Celestina probably prefers men of high status. 2. Genera
SYLLOGISM VALIDITY TESTING EXERCISE To be a valid syllogism, the conclusion must be proven by the reasons. Carefully study the following syllogisms and decide if they are valid or invalid: 1. All zebras are striped animals. No zebras are polar bears. Therefore, no polar bears are striped animals. 2. All clowns are fun
SMITH, JOHNSON, AND COHEN LIVE IN BROOKLYN, MANHATTAN, AND THE BRONX (NOT NECESSARILY IN THAT ORDER). THEY ARE FLYING TO NEW YOUK CITY IN A JET WHOSE PILOT, COPILOT, AND NAVIGATOR ARE NAMED SMYTHE, JENSON, AND KOHN (AGAIN, NOT NECESSARILY RESPECTIVELY). IT IS KNOWN THAT A. COHEN LIVES IN THE BRONX B. JOHNSON IS DAF AND MUTE
Truth values, enthymemes, fallacies, categorical syllogisms, symbols of arguments in the attached article.
Summarize the arguments and show how they are linked together. (Identify all statements as premises or conclusion and all the enthymematic materials. Discuss truth value of each one of the statements in the arguments summarized. Are there any fallacies committed in the article and re-express the deductive arguments (if any) as c
Deconstructive arguments work by demonstrating that a position's premises yield contradictory conclusions when entailments are carefully considered. Such arguments are useful with respect to doctrinal issues because they sidestep 'inadequacy of cognitive processes' or 'irrelevance of evidence' objections. Provide a 'doctrinaire
Noam Chomsky's groundbreaking linguistic work characterized human beings as possessing an 'innate grammar' - yielding 'torrential output' in spite of 'poverty of stimulus'. In the other pole of his life, Chomsky has been struggling to enliven this 'innate person' to repudiate authoritarian processes and 'manufactured consent'.
In The Lonely Crowd, David Riesman offered a tripartite model of civilizations - inner, outer and other-directed. North America provides an interesting, and alarming, study of human malleability.Provide a characteriological model of persons and societies using his work.
* represents dot and > represents horse shoe #1 1. Av(B*C) 2. A>B / B #2 1.A=B 2.AvB 3.A>(B>C) /C #3 1. M*T 2.(M*D)>K 3.(K*T)>~D /~D #4 1.(A*B)>(C*D) 2.(DV~A)> E*F 3.~F /~B
Please Help. I ned assistance to tackle the following problem using logic: Consider the problem below. Answer the question given after the description of the problem. Write out a model of the logical structure of your reasoning, the logical structure of your premises, and your answer. You are helping Trinity pick her class
How do I make a symbolical model for these two arguments? 1. If keeping your manufacturing plants in the USA is not profitable then you should not keep the plants in the USA. However, keeping your manufacturing plants in the USA is profitable. Thus, you should keep the plants in the USA. 2. Either Enron employees saw t