Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (19)
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What is the difference between ambiguity
Analytic statements can be called what?
What can a contradictory statement be called?
Cannot be true
Synthetic statement is what?
Statement depended on the meaning of the word can be false or true. Depends on meaning
What is a necessary condition?
You must have the quality in order for something to be solid
Sufficient condition is what?
It's just enough to get by
Is being an animal a necessary or sufficient condition to being a human?
You talk back one more time and your grounded
That is a sufficient or necessary condition?
What is the fallacies approach?
Identifying all the specific fallacies
Define logical strength
If the or
What is logical strenght?
If the premises are true then the really would suppor the conclusion
What is logical soundness
1) the argument is logically strong
2) it really does have a true premise
What is a strong premises with true evidences
This is soundness
What is criteria for a sound argument?
What is acceptability
Assuming you've determined that an argument is strong then ask after th truth of the premises
When you can't prove beyond a doubt the truth of a premises ask whether it's acceptable
What is relevance?
Perhaps the most important
The premise must be relevant to the conclusion
Just having true premises is not enough they still have to be relevant to the conclusion
What are the Sven rules for assessing arguments?
Identity the main conclusion
Identify the premises
Indent the Structure of the argument
Check the acceptability
Consider counter argument s