Why do the gases He, Ne, and Xe tend to be monatomicrather than diatomic?
● Logic of Philosophy: ○ Philosophical logic is concerned with the evaluation of both deductive and inductive argument. ■ Deductive: if A = B and B = C, then A must equal C. ● Aristotle argued that deductive reasoning and argument was the only true form of argument. ● Example: If 1) Aristotle is a human and 2) All humans are mortal, then 3) Aristotle must be mortal. ■ Inductive: the facts and premises may make the conclusion true. ● Example: the evidence presented in a jury trial does not make it ab