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Vagueness

Not enough information

2

What is the difference between ambiguity

Unknown

3

Analytic statements can be called what?

Logical trues

4

What can a contradictory statement be called?

Cannot be true
Logical falsehood

5

Synthetic statement is what?

Statement depended on the meaning of the word can be false or true. Depends on meaning

6

What is a necessary condition?

You must have the quality in order for something to be solid

7

Sufficient condition is what?

It's just enough to get by

8

Is being an animal a necessary or sufficient condition to being a human?

Necessary

9

You talk back one more time and your grounded

That is a sufficient or necessary condition?

Sufficient

10

What is the fallacies approach?

Identifying all the specific fallacies

11

Define logical strength

If the or

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What is logical strenght?

If the premises are true then the really would suppor the conclusion

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What is logical soundness

1) the argument is logically strong
2) it really does have a true premise

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What is a strong premises with true evidences

This is soundness

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What is criteria for a sound argument?

Acceptability
Relevance
Adequacy

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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

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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

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What are the Sven rules for assessing arguments?

Identity the main conclusion
Identify the premises
Indent the Structure of the argument
Check the acceptability
Relevance
Adequacy
Consider counter argument s

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What does Finis mean?

Look up