The exercises are designed to require some thought beyond the rote
application of the principles essayed in the lecture notes.
Even so, most, if not all, of the problems should be answerable on the
basis of the topics covered in the course topics in logic.
Links to Homework Exercises in PDF…
Standard Form Categorical Syllogisms
Exercises given to set up standard form and order
syllogisms from paragraph form. Answers together with Venn Diagrams and
Fallacies cited are available below.
- Venn Diagrams (PDF)
Exercises designed for practicing setting up
syllogisms in standard form and order from a given mood and figure. Additional
ordinary language syllogisms are given for translation, setting up in standard
form and order, and testing.
Exercises designed for practice with testing
syllogisms in standard form and order and syllogisms in paragraphs. Ignore
section I of answers in the link below.
Exercises designed for practice in
translating and evaluating arguments and the context of arguments.