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($12.00) PHI 103 Week1 quiz
Asked on 10/23/2011

Due on 10/23/2011

From Philosophy: Formal Logic

1. People study reason in order to (Points : 1) understand their own reasoning better. prevent being deceived by bad arguments. improving their skills in arguing. All of the above 2. In the statement, "You didn't like that restaurant; so you probably don't like to eat out," "you probably don't like to out" is the (Points : 1) premise. pretense. conclusion. concussion. 3. If a reason that is not relevant to the conclusion is given, (Points : 1) that reason must be false. that reason must be true. that reason must not have anything to do with the conclusion. that reason is the only one needed to accept the conclusion. 4. Which of these could be seen as a premise in an argument? (Points : 1) Rectangles have four sides. Apples are better than oranges. John likes to read long books. All of the above 5. A valid deductive argument, the premises of which are accepted as true, shows (Points : 1) that the conclusion must be true. that the conclusion must be false. that arguments are best avoided. that reasoning is overrated. 6. The denial that most or all of our beliefs cannot be shown to be true is called (Points : 1) dogmatism. skepticism. syllogism. socialism. 7. A skeptic might insist that (Points : 1) claims that are based on our eyesight are not reliable. claims that authorities tell us are not reliable. claims that politicians assume are not reliable. All of the above 8. Reasons given to support a conclusion are called (Points : 1) pretenses. prehensile. premises. preposterous. 9. __________________ is often credited with inventing the syllogism. (Points : 1) Cicero Aristotle Frege Aquinas 10. Arguments are best described as (Points : 1) requiring someone to win and someone to lose. providing reasons for a conclusion. a dispute involving anger. a debate over something no one believes.
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