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# Logic

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### Which of the following is an example of a deductive argument?

• An argument that is valid and sound (correct)
• An argument that is invalid and unsound
• An argument that is invalid but sound
• An argument that is valid but unsound
• ### What is the difference between a strong and a weak argument?

• A strong argument is more convincing than a weak argument (correct)
• A strong argument is sound and a weak argument is unsound
• A strong argument has more premises than a weak argument
• A strong argument is valid and a weak argument is invalid
• ### What is the fallacy of affirming the consequent?

• Mistakenly assuming that if the antecedent is true, then the consequent must also be true
• Mistakenly assuming that if the consequent is true, then the antecedent must also be true (correct)
• Mistakenly assuming that if the consequent is false, then the antecedent must also be false
• Mistakenly assuming that if the antecedent is false, then the consequent must also be false
• ### What is the fallacy of false dilemma?

<p>Mistakenly assuming that only two options exist when there are actually more</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the difference between a formal and an informal fallacy?

<p>A formal fallacy is a deductive error, while an informal fallacy is an inductive error</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the fallacy of hasty generalization?

<p>Mistakenly drawing a general conclusion based on insufficient or biased evidence</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is confirmation bias?

<p>The tendency to favor information that supports one's preexisting beliefs or values</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the principle of charity in argumentation?

<p>The principle that one should assume the best possible interpretation of an argument or statement</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the difference between direct support and indirect support in argument mapping?

<p>Direct support refers to evidence that directly supports the conclusion, while indirect support refers to evidence that indirectly supports the conclusion</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Which of the following is an example of a deductive argument?

<p>An argument that is valid and cogent</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the fallacy of affirming the consequent?

<p>Inferring the consequent from the antecedent</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the difference between a formal and an informal fallacy?

<p>A formal fallacy is based on faulty structure, while an informal fallacy is based on faulty reasoning</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the fallacy of hasty generalization?

<p>Drawing a conclusion based on insufficient evidence</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the principle of charity in argumentation?

<p>Assuming the best possible interpretation of an argument</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is confirmation bias?

<p>The tendency to seek out information that confirms one's existing beliefs</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the fallacy of false dilemma?

<p>Presenting only two options when there are actually more</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the difference between direct support and indirect support in argument mapping?

<p>Direct support is based on explicit statements, while indirect support is based on implicit statements</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the difference between a strong and a weak argument?

<p>A strong argument is based on sound reasoning, while a weak argument is based on faulty reasoning</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the fallacy of hasty generalization?

<p>Drawing a conclusion based on insufficient evidence</p> Signup and view all the answers

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