Ashford phi 103 week 5 complete final paper & quiz (informal logic)

Ashford PHI 103 Week 5 Complete


PHI 103 Week 5 DQ 1


Write two arguments in English, one in the form of modus ponens and one in the form of modus tollens. Then, write the arguments in symbols using sentence letters and truth-functional connectives. (If your computer does not have all the symbols needed, use some other symbol you do have access to and explain what its meaning is.)

What advantages does being able to symbolize our arguments provide? Are there disadvantages to using this technique to make the structure of our arguments more explicit and clear?

PHI 103 Week 5 DQ 2


Imagine someone asks you what you have learned in your logic class and what you found to be the most useful information you learned there. Is it important for people to study logic? What kinds of mistakes might they make without having been exposed to a careful study of reasoning provided by logic? Offer your response to these questions, and compare your answers to your classmates’ responses

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Ashford PHI 103 Week 5 Quiz

10 MCQ’s

1.      The sentence “P → Q” is read as

2.      “P v Q” is best interpreted as

3.      What is the truth value of the sentence “P v ~ P”?

4.      If P is false, and Q is false, the truth-value of “P ↔Q” is

5.      “Julie and Kurt got married and had a baby” is best symbolized as

6.      “~ P v Q” is best read as

7.      One of the disadvantages of using truth tables is

8.      A sentence is said to be truth-functional if and only if

9.      A conditional sentence with a false antecedent is always

10.  In the truth table for an invalid argument,


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