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infinite attributes necessarily exists. From these two facts, Spinoza claims that there can be only one substance in this world, and that the single substance is God. However, many people object to this claim. These objections are not based on the logic of the proposition itself, but rather on the premises of it. I will first state one of the more common objections. Then I will refute their arguments. The most common objection is one going against Spinoza’s claim that no two substances can share...

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Relevace of Logic

Logic and reasoning Assignment Name: Henok Meshesha I.D. 0670/05 Techno. Sec. 02 Source: Internet, References from library and Personal ideas. The relevant of logic Introduction The term “logic” is used quite a lot, but not always in its technical sense. Logic, strictly speaking, is the science or study of how to evaluate arguments and reasoning. Logic is what allows us to distinguish correct reasoning from poor reasoning. Logic is important...

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Informal Logic

Introduction to Logic. Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Karl Popper advocates, as a more efficient way to examine a scientific hypothesis, which of the following? Student Answer: Gather as much data as possible supporting the hypothesis Fake the data Try to show the hypothesis is false Meditate on what the hypothesis really means Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Chapter Five of An Introduction to Logic. Points...

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Syllogisms & Logic

University of Phoenix Material Syllogisms & Logic PART I: SYLLOGISMS To be a valid syllogism, the conclusion must be proven by the reasons. Carefully study the following syllogisms and decide if they are valid or invalid: 1. All zebras are striped animals. No zebras are polar bears. Therefore, no polar bears are striped animals. 2. All clowns are funny individuals. Some sad people are clowns. Therefore, some sad people are funny individuals. 3. Some sticky...

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Logic and Verbal Expression

What is LOGIC? * “Logos” (λόϒός) – word, reason or principle. * Logic – science and art of correct reasoning. * Systematized * Evokes ORDER. * What does Logic put into order? All men are mammals. All students are men. Therefore all students are mammals. All monkeys eat banana. Diego eats banana. Therefore, Diego is a monkey. Formal Logic – concerned with pattern and structure. Material Logic – concerned with truth or correctness. * What logic puts in order...

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WHY LOGIC IS IMPORTANT

Logic Is the Master of Our Lives Logic is the foundation upon which our lives depend.  Each of us, moments after birth, begin our journey exploring the world around us in search of what’s real, or safe, or fun, or comfortable – a quest to sort out sense from nonsense.  These skills expand as we grow, for understanding what’s real and learning how to extrapolate from what little we know as babies, are the fundamental tools of survival. We learn that reaching for an object and retrieving it gets...

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Logic And Critical Thinking

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ASSIGNMENT The place of logic and critical thinking in commerce education. Teacher Sir. Guhlam Ali Kirio Author AFAQUE AHMED (02) M.Com Previous Session 2014 LOGIC: The term logic is used quite a lot, but not always in its technical sense. Logic, strictly speaking, is the science or study of...

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Logic & Perception

Logic can be defined as the subject that teaches the rules for correct and proper reasoning or in simpler terms, it can be best described as common sense. Some refer to the "science" of logic but logic is really more than just a science. The science part "is the knowledge of the principles, laws, and methods of logic itself." (Dolhenty, J; 2002). Logic must be put into action or else the knowledge provided within the science of logic is of little use. "We can, therefore, also speak of the "art" of...

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Morality versus Logic

December 26, 2011 Morality versus Logic Throughout history Americans have seen many pushes for equality that have changed what America is today, including the Civil Rights Movement and Women’s Suffrage. However, today Americans are faced with a new movement; the homosexual movement. Homosexuals have been discriminated against for hundreds of years. A recent controversy that activists are fighting for is homosexuals being able to fight in the armed forces openly. The policy of Don’t Ask Don’t...

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Mathematical Logic

Mathematical logic is something that has been around for a very long time. Centuries Ago Greek and other logicians tried to make sense out of mathematical proofs. As time went on other people tried to do the same thing but using only symbols and variables. But I will get into detail about that a little later. There is also something called set theory, which is related with this. In mathematical logic a lot of terms are used such as axiom and proofs. A lot of things in math can be proven, but there...

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