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IntroductionCourse Introduction: Essentials of Formal Logic (Preview Content)

Chapter 1Lesson 1: Chapter 1.1 Formal vs. Informal Logic (Preview Content)3 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 2: Chapter 1.2 Deductive vs. Inductive Reasoning (Preview Content)2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 3: Chapter 1.3 Categorical vs. Propositional Logic2 Topics1 Quiz

Chapter 2Lesson 4: Chapter 2.1 Part I: Aristotle Gets the Ball Rolling: Classical Origins and Medieval Recovery2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 5: Chapter 2.2 Part II: Aristotle Is Lost and Then Found: The Growth and Divergence of Modern Logic2 Topics1 Quiz

Chapter 3Lesson 6: Chapter 3.1 Thinking About Thinking: The Nature of Formal Logic2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 7: Chapter 3.2 The Three Acts of the Mind2 Topics1 Quiz

Chapter 4Lesson 8: Chapter 4.1 Introduction to Argument Translation2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 9: Chapter 4.2 Categorical Form Introduced2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 10: Chapter 4.3 Propositions2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 11: Chapter 4.4 Translating Arguments Step 1: Finding the Propositions2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 12: Chapter 4.5 Translating Arguments Step 2: Finding the Subject Term and the Predicate Term2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 13: Chapter 4.6 Translating Arguments Step 3: Affirmo and Nego2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 14: Chapter 4.7 Translating Arguments Step 4: Supply the Proper Quantifier2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 15: Chapter 4.8 Translating Arguments Step 5: Propositions Translated into Categorical Form2 Topics1 Quiz

Chapter 5Lesson 16: Chapter 5.1 Introduction to the Square of Opposition2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 17: Chapter 5.2 The Square of Opposition2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 18: Chapter 5.3 Contradiction2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 19: Chapter 5.4 Contrariety and Subcontrariety2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 20: Chapter 5.55.6 Subimplication and Superimplication, The Square of Opposition and Inference Analysis2 Topics1 Quiz

Chapter 6Lesson 21: Chapter 6.16.3 Introduction to the Relationships of Equivalence, Logical Equations, The Obverse Relationship2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 22: Chapter 6.4 The Converse Relationship2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 23: Chapter 6.5 The Relationship of Contraposition2 Topics1 Quiz

Chapter 7Lesson 24: Chapter 7.1 Introduction to Syllogisms and Validity2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 25: Chapter 7.27.3 Arranging the Syllogism, Categorical Syllogisms2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 26: Chapter 7.4 Enthymemes2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 27: Chapter 7.5 Moods and Figures2 Topics1 Quiz

Chapter 8Lesson 28: Chapter 8.1 Validity and the Counterexample Method2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 29: Chapter 8.2 Evaluating Validity: Terminological Rules 1 and 22 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 30: Chapter 8.3 Evaluating Validity: Terminological Rules 3 and 42 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 31: Chapter 8.4 Evaluating Validity: Qualitative Rules2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 32: Chapter 8.5 An Introduction to the Venn Diagramming Method of Establishing Validity2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 33: Chapter 8.6 Combining the Skills2 Topics1 Quiz

Chapter 9Lesson 34: Chapter 9 Preamble3 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 35: Chapter 9.1 Introduction to Definitions and Disagreement2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 36: Chapter 9.2 Types of Disagreement2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 37: Chapter 9.3 Rules for Defining Words2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 38: Chapter 9.4 Types of Definitions2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 39: Chapter 9.5 Extension vs. Intention2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 40: Chapter 9.6 Presuppositional Disputes2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 41: Chapter 9.7 Pursuing Truth2 Topics1 Quiz

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1 point(s)Logic is the art and science of reasoning.
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1 point(s)Deductive logic starts with given propositions or axioms.
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1 point(s)In categorical logic basic building blocks are connected by a(n) _________.
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1 point(s)Formerly, logic was an ________ to be studied and used as a tool by all educated people.
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1 point(s)Which of the following is an experiential truths that we know?
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1 point(s)When we think about a relationship between two terms, we make which of the following?
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1 point(s)Arranging an ordinarylanguage proposition into _________ form is the first step in the process of translating arguments into categorical form.
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1 point(s)How can you determine if a sentence is a proposition?
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1 point(s)Which of the following proposition forms represents the universal negative?
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1 point(s)Which of the following examines the relationship between A and E propositions, which have opposing quality.
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1 point(s)If one contradictory proposition is _______, the other must be ___________.
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1 point(s)Propositions of contrariety can both be true at the same time.
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1 point(s)Which of the following is the relationship between universal propositions and their particulars.
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1 point(s)The major term is the ____________ of the conclusion.
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1 point(s)The __________ appears twice in the premises but does not appear in the conclusion of the syllogism.
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1 point(s)Venn diagrams illustrate the relationship between classes of things by using diagrams of interlocking circles and shading or Xs to indicate how the classes interact.
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1 point(s)____________ disputes center around people’s opinions or views of the world.
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1 point(s)In analyzing a proposition or argument, you often use one logic procedure to determine the meaning of the proposition or argument.
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1 point(s)Logic is one of the tools that enables you to see truth better.
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19 point(s)In 500 words, describe how you would teach one of the following to your students: The Square of Opposition, Venn Diagrams, Rules for Testing Validity of a Syllogism.

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