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# Exercises

Work with a partner. Rearrange each argument into a syllogism . Determine its form and say whether it is valid or invalid . Write your answers on a ½ crosswise sheet of paper. Exercises. [Example].

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## Exercises

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1. Work with a partner. Rearrange each argument into a syllogism. Determine its form and say whether it is valid or invalid. Write your answers on a ½ crosswise sheet of paper. Exercises

2. [Example] “J.J.,” I replied, “if it was any of your business, I would have invited you. It is not, and so I did not.”

3. [Example] If it was any of your business, I would have invited you. It is not (any of your business). So I did not(invite you).

4. [Example] Answer: Modus ponens, invalid The form is “Either A or B. Not A. Therefore, not B.”

5. [1] If each man had a definite set of rules of conduct by which he regulated his life he would be no better than a machine. But there are no such rules, so men cannot be machines.

6. [2] I can’t have anything more to do with the operation. If I did, I’d have to lie to the Ambassador. And I can’t do that.

7. [3] I have already said that he must have gone to King’s Pyland or to Capleton. He is not at King’s Pyland, So he is at Capleton.

8. [4] If then, it is agreed that things are either the result of coincidence or for an end, and these cannot be the result of coincidence or spontaneity, it follows that they must be for an end.

9. [5] A theoryless position is possible only if there are no theories of evidence. But there are theories of evidence. So, a theoryless position is impossible.

10. Please submit your work as soon as you are done. For the remainder of the period you may begin working on Worksheet 1-3 (Deductive Arguments). Have a GOOD WEEKEND. 

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