INTRO TO LOGIC
INTRO TO LOGIC PHIL 1021
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Date Created: 10/13/15
PHIL 1021 002 Final Exam Study Guide Exam DateTime Monday December 7 730 AM 930 AM Exam will be given in our usual classroom 1 Be able to de ne the following terms fallacy non sequitur deductive arguments inductive arguments validity invalidity strong inductive arguments weak inductive arguments analogy argument by analogy 2 Be familiar with the classi cation of fallacies on the next page what general group each fallacy falls into and the definition of each of the fallacies on the following page also know the definition of each general type You are not required to learn the Latin names of the fallacies if an English name has been provide Ifno English name has been provided you must learn the Latin 3 Be able to recognize instances of each ofthe fallacies on the next page Also once recognized be able to explain why an argument is an instance of that fallacy 4 Be able to recognize an argumentative use of an analogy as opposed to a nonargumentative use of an analogy 5 Be able to define explain each of the six criteria for evaluating an analogical argument Listed on the next page 6 Be able to evaluate the strength or weakness of an analogical argument based on the six criteria Listed on the next page Cumulative Material 7 Be able to produce andor recognize the five truthtables that define our truthfunctional operators 8 Be able to test an argument form for validity by constructing and reading atruthtable 9 Be able to construct and read a truthtable to determine if a statement form is contingent tautologous or contradictory 10 Be able to fill in missing stepsjustifications for a partially completed proof like the first page of your second exam 11 Be able to construct a formal proof of validity List of Fallacies and Their Variations Fallacies ofrelevance The appeal to emotion argument ad populum The bandwagon fallacy The appeal to pity argument ad misericordz39am The red herring The straw man The attack on the person argument ad hominem The attack on the person abusive The attack on the person circumstantial T u quoque Poisoning the well The appeal to force argument ad baculum Missing the point irrelevant conclusionignoratio elenchi Fallacies of defective induction The argument from ignorance argument ad ignorantz39am The appeal to inappropriate authority argument ad verecundz39am False cause argument non causa pro causa Post hoc ergo propter hoc Slippery slope Hasty generalization fallacy of converse accident Fallacies of presumption Accldent Complex question Begging the question circular argument Fallacies of ambiguity Equivocation Amphiboly Accent Composition Division Six Criteria for Evaluating the Strength or Weakness of an Analogical Argument 9959 Number of entities Variety of instances in the premises Number of similar respects Relevance Disanalogies Claim that the conclusion makes
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