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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

  • Syllogistic Terms  (PDF) 
    Exercises given to set up standard form and order syllogisms from paragraph form. Answers together with Venn Diagrams and Fallacies cited are available below.
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  • 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.
    Answers (PDF)

  • Testing Syllogisms (PDF)
    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. 
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  • Translation (PDF) 
    Exercises designed for practice in translating and evaluating arguments and the context of arguments.
    Answers (PDF)

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