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5 Written questions

4 Matching questions

  1. subject term
  2. predicate term
  3. standard form
  4. Rules for Valid Syllogisms
  1. a in a standard form categorical claim, the second plural noun identifying a class, group, or set
  2. b 4. A valid argument cannot have two negative premises
  3. c the form of presenting categorical claims following the formal rules of their expression
  4. d in a standard form categorical claim, the first plural noun identifying a class, group, or set

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 3. If a premise is negative, the conclusion must be negative, and vice versa
  2. a diagram of overlapping circles used to represent the relationship between categorical claims
  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. in a categorical syllogism, the subject term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises
  5. 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)

5 True/False questions

  1. quantifierthe term beginning a standard form categorical claimm, which indicates the quantity and quality of the claim

          

  2. categorical syllogisma common type of categorical argument, containing two premises and a conclusion

          

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

          

  4. copulain a categorical claim, the verb linking the subject and predicate terms

          

  5. Rules for Valid Syllogisms1. The middle term must be distributed at least once