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4 Matching Questions

  1. Venn diagram
  2. Rules for Valid Syllogisms
  3. copula
  4. minor term
  1. a in a categorical syllogism, the subject term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises
  2. b in a categorical claim, the verb linking the subject and predicate terms
  3. c 4. A valid argument cannot have two negative premises
  4. d a diagram of overlapping circles used to represent the relationship between categorical claims

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the term beginning a standard form categorical claimm, which indicates the quantity and quality of the claim
  2. in a standard form categorical claim, the second plural noun identifying a class, group, or set
  3. a deductive categorical argument in which a premise or conclusion is unstated
  4. in a categorical claim, a subject or predicate term that concerns every member of the group that the subject or predicate term represents
  5. in a categorical syllogism, the term that occurs in both premises but is absent from the conclusion

5 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. Directions for a Complete Analysis plus EvaluationStep 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)

          

  3. standard formin a categorical syllogism, the subject term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises

          

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

          

  5. categorical syllogism3. If a premise is negative, the conclusion must be negative, and vice versa

          

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