Essay on The Categorical Proposition

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Quiz Submissions - Unit 4 Exercises

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Question 1 | | 0 / 1 point |
Categorical Proposition 1F
Given the categorical proposition:
"Some ID cards that are not easy documents to duplicate are forgeries that are not readily available on the Internet."

In Categorical Proposition 1F, which terms are distributed? | | A) | The predicate but not the subject. | | | | B) | The subject but not the predicate. | | | | C) | Both the quantifier and the copula. | | | | D) | Neither the subject nor the
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You must identify the new statement and the truth value of the new statement. Adopt the Aristotelian standpoint and assume that 'A' and 'B' denote things that actually exist.

All A are non-B. (F) Contrary | | A) | Some A are not B. (T) | | | | B) | No A are non-B. (Und.) | | | | C) | No A are non-B. (T) | | | | D) | No non-B are A. (F) | | | | E) | No A are B. (Und.) | | Question 12 | | 0 / 1 point |
INSTRUCTIONS: Select the answer that best translates the statement into a standard form categorical proposition.

None but English Majors are eligible. | | A) | All English majors are persons who are eligible. | | | | B) | Some English majors are persons who are not eligible. | | | | C) | All persons who are eligible are English majors. | | | | D) | All persons who are not eligible are persons who are not English majors. | | | | E) | Some English majors are persons who are eligible. | | Question 13 | | 0 / 1 point |
INSTRUCTIONS: Select the answer that best characterizes each immediate inference. Adopt the Aristotelian standpoint for these problems.

No uncooked vegetables are healthy vegetables. Therefore, no unhealthy vegetables are cooked vegetables. | | A) | Invalid, illicit obversion. | | | | B) | Valid. | | | | C) | Invalid, illicit conversion. | | | | D) | Invalid, illicit contrary. | |

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