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5 Matching questions

  1. Directions for a Complete Analysis plus Evaluation
  2. major term
  3. copula
  4. the only
  5. middle term
  1. a Step 1: Basic Analysis
    Step 2: Argument » Fallacy
    Step 3: If argument does not commit a fallacy » Diagram + verify that the diagram is consistent
    Step 4: Kind of Argument
    (deductive » truth-functional/categorical)
    (inductive » analogical, causal, inductive generalization)
    Step 5: Evaluate
    (If categorical » state syllogism in standard form + demonstrate valid/invalid using
    1. Venn diagram or
    2. rules for valid syllogisms)
  2. b in a categorical syllogism, the term that occurs in both premises but is absent from the conclusion
  3. c in a categorical syllogism, the predicate term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises
  4. d 'only' term that refers to the subject term
  5. e in a categorical claim, the verb linking the subject and predicate terms

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a diagram of overlapping circles used to represent the relationship between categorical claims
  2. in a standard form categorical claim, the second plural noun identifying a class, group, or set
  3. in a categorical claim, a subject or predicate term that concerns every member of the group that the subject or predicate term represents
  4. the form of presenting categorical claims following the formal rules of their expression
  5. in a categorical syllogism, the subject term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises

5 True/False questions

  1. Rules for Valid Syllogisms5. A valid argument cannot have two universal premises when the conclusion is particular

          

  2. Rules for Valid Syllogismsa common type of categorical argument, containing two premises and a conclusion

          

  3. only'only' term that refers to the subject term

          

  4. Rules for Valid Syllogismsa common type of categorical argument, containing two premises and a conclusion

          

  5. enthymemea deductive categorical argument in which a premise or conclusion is unstated

          

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