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5 Written questions

3 Matching questions

  1. Rules for Valid Syllogisms
  2. subject term
  3. middle term
  1. a in a categorical syllogism, the term that occurs in both premises but is absent from the conclusion
  2. b 3. If a premise is negative, the conclusion must be negative, and vice versa
  3. c in a standard form categorical claim, the first plural noun identifying a class, group, or set

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a deductive categorical argument in which a premise or conclusion is unstated
  2. 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)
  3. a common type of categorical argument, containing two premises and a conclusion
  4. the term beginning a standard form categorical claimm, which indicates the quantity and quality of the claim
  5. in a standard form categorical claim, the second plural noun identifying a class, group, or set

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. standard formthe form of presenting categorical claims following the formal rules of their expression

          

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

          

  4. major termin a categorical syllogism, the predicate term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises

          

  5. only'only' term that refers to the predicate term

          

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