Philosophy 160: Introduction to Ethics
Spring 2006: Professor Klement
Logic Quiz Study Guide
The quiz will have two parts: (1) 5 multiple choice or
true/false questions, and (2) an argument written in plain English
which you'll have to extract into a logically valid form and then
The multiple-choice or true/false portion may cover any of the
What an argument is.
What a statement or proposition is.
What the premises and conclusion of an argument are, and how they are
What it means for an argument to be (deductively) valid.
What it means for an argument to be factually correct.
What it means for an argument to be sound.
Whether all sound arguments have true premises and/or a true conclusion.
Whether all unsound arrguments have false premises and/or a false
What modus tollens and modus ponens arguments are.
In general, what an argument form is, and what differentiates valid
forms from invalid ones.
In short, anything in the lecture notes from the "Introduction to
Logic" unit is fair game.
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