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Question 243

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth Table for Testing the Validity of Arguments

Question

MCQ▾

An argument which is expressed enthymematic ally, with only the premises and the final conclusion stated are called

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Enthymemes

b.

Sorites

c.

Categorical argument

d.

Hypothetical argument

Question 244

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Use of Symbols

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MCQ▾

What are the correct symbolization of the paradoxes of material implication

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

and

b.

and

c.

and

d.

and ~

Question 245

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth Table for Testing the Validity of Arguments

Question

MCQ▾

All Greek gods are mythical

All modern day gods are real

Therefore, all Greek gods are real

The following syllogism is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Valid

b.

False

c.

True

d.

Invalid

Question 246

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Use of Symbols

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match List – I with List – II and select the correct code given below:

List-Ⅰ (Coloum-1)List-Ⅱ (Coloum-2)
(A)

Material implication

(i)

[ (p ⋅ q) ⊃ r] ≡ [p ⊃ (q ⊃ r) ]

(B)

Tautology

(ii)

(p ⊃ q) ≡ (~q ⊃ ~p)

(C)

Exportation

(iii)

(D)

Transposition

(iv)

(p ⊃ q) ≡ (~p ∨ q)

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

Question 247

Classical and Modern Western Philosophy
Truth-Functions and Propositional Logic

Question

MCQ▾

The etymological meaning of the word logic is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The science of thought

b.

The science of truth

c.

The science of mind

d.

The science of reason

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