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1

A _____ is a logical mistake in reasoning, especially one that is tempting to make.

Fallacy

2

if the argument fails to prove anything because it somehow takes for granted what it was supposed to prove it is a _____

Petito Principii

3

Which of the following is a form of petitio principii?

complex question

4

An argument is ______ if it is directed at an opponent in a controversy rather than being directly relevant to proving the conclusion under discussion.

Ad Hominem

5

the following is an example of which fallacy: "So you think the soup is too cold, do you? Well, I suppose you would like to have had it scalding hot then, instead."

Black and White

6

A ____ definition serves the purpose of describing the meaning that a word already has in language.

Analytical

7

A ____ definition serves the purpose is tp declare how a speaker intends to have a certain word, phrase, or symbol understood.

Stipulative

8

A_____ is a dispute arising solely from the fact that some word is being used with different meanings.

Verbal dispute

9

Which of the following is not a benefit of using analytical and stipulative definitions?

It allows your definition to be universally understood

10

Philosopher William James provided an example of a verbal dispute, what was the animal used in this example?

Squirrel