Phi 210 Week 6 Quiz 2

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Question 1

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All persons act in order that they might get pleasure.Even so-called altruistic persons who help others so much that they do almost nothing for themselves get pleasure out of giving.Otherwise, they wouldn't do it. Suppose a person hits himself over the head with a hammer.He must get pleasure from it, because why else would he do it if he didn't get pleasure from it? Answer

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Circular reasoning
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Circular reasoning
Question 2

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Either the government imposes price controls on the cost of prescription drugs, or the pharmaceutical companies will continue to reap huge profits. Therefore, price controls must be imposed, because we cannot tolerate these huge profits any longer. Answer

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Either/Or fallacy
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Either/Or fallacy
Question 3

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Raising a child is like growing a tree. Sometimes violent things, such as cutting off branches, have to be done to force the tree to grow straight. Similarly, corporal punishment must sometimes be inflicted on children to force them to develop properly. Answer

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False analogy
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False analogy
Question 4

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Motives and desires exert forces on people, causing them to choose one thing over another. But force is a physical quantity, governed by the laws of physics. Therefore, human choices are governed by the laws of physics. Answer

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Equivocation
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Equivocation
Question 5

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No mathematician has ever been able to demonstrate the truth of the variants of the Goldberg conjecture, so they cannot all be true. Answer
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Ignorance
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Ignorance
Question 6

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Pope John Paul II has stated that artificial insemination of women is immoral. We can only conclude that this practice is indeed immoral. Answer
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Authority
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Authority
Question 7

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Every member of the Delta Club is over 70 years old. Therefore, the Delta Club must be over 70 years old. Answer
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Ignorance
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Composition
Question 8

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No one has ever proved that the human fetus is not a person with rights. Therefore, abortion is morally wrong. Answer
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Ignorance
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Ignorance
Question 9

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The secretaries have asked us to provide a lounge area where they can spend their coffee breaks.This request will have to be refused.If we give them lounge areas, next they will be asking for spas and swimming pools. Then it will be racquetball courts, tennis courts, and fitness centers.Expenditures for these facilities for the secretaries will drive the company into bankruptcy. Answer

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Slippery slope
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Slippery slope
Question 10

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Rhubarb pie is a dessert. Therefore, whoever eats rhubarb pie eats a dessert. Answer
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No fallacy
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No fallacy
Question 11

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When a car breaks down so often that repairs become pointless, the car is thrown on the junk heap. Similarly, when a person becomes old and diseased, he or she should be mercifully put to death Answer

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