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PHL 214 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Mathematical Logic, Truth Table, Deductive Reasoning

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Proposition logic - (truth-functional logic) the branch of deductive reasoning that deals with the logical relationships among entire statements. Symbo
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PHL 214 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Sampling Bias, Necessity And Sufficiency

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Mills methods - a problem of induction - method of agreement (two or more things have something in common, that factor may be the cause), method of dif
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PHL 214 Chapter 4: PHL Chapter 4

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When claims conflict, one must be false (both cant be true) Background information: collection of very well supported beliefs that we all rely on to in
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PHL 214 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Tu Quoque, Ad Hominem, Genetic Fallacy

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Fallacies: can seem plausible, psychologically persuasive, but logically impotent: ones with irrelevant premises (no bearing on the truth of the conclu
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PHL 214 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Modus Ponens, Modus Tollens, Hypothetical Syllogism

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Devising an argument - show that a statement/claim is worthy of acceptance. Evaluating an argument - see whether the task has been successful. Deductiv
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