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“She is opposed to capital punishment. She must think that murder should be allowed.” This statement commits which of the following fallacies? (Points : 1) False cause Accident None of these Straw man False dilemma
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User: “She is opposed to capital punishment. She must think that murder should be allowed.” This statement commits which of the following fallacies? (Points : 1) False cause Accident None of these Straw man False dilemma

Weegy: She is opposed to capital punishment. She must think that murder should be allowed. This statement commits Straw man fallacy.
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User: “It is illegal, because it’s against the law.” This statement commits which of the following fallacies? (Points : 1) Slippery slope Circular reasoning Appeal to pity Non sequitur None of these

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Updated 1/21/2017 8:28:04 AM
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“It is illegal, because it’s against the law.” This statement commits circular reasoning.
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This form of inductive argument moves from the specific to the general __________. statistical syllogism argument from analogy inductive generalization deductive argument
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This form of inductive argument moves from the specific to the general inductive generalization.
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According to Chapter 1, philosophy is __________. (Points : 1) equivalent to logic something that does not analyze emotions something that not everyone can do focused on clarifying ideas
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According to Chapter 1, philosophy is focused on clarifying ideas.
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A conjunction is __________. (Points : 1) an “and” statement an “or” statement an “if and only if” statement an “if–then” statement none of these
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Updated 9/30/2018 3:47:30 AM
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A conjunction is an "and" statement.
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The word “but” indicates which of the following types of propositions? (Points : 1) conditional biconditional negation disjunction conjunction
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Updated 1/21/2017 7:56:40 AM
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The word “but” indicates conjunction types of propositions.
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A sorites is __________. (Points : 1) an argument with two premises and a conclusion an argument that has an unstated premise or conclusion an argument that strings together several subarguments an argument that is invalid and unsound an argument that is valid and sound
Weegy: A sorites is: an argument that strings together several sub-arguments. User: Identify the form of the following argument. If we do not pay our student loans, then our credit score will be ruined. We will not pay our loans. Therefore, our credit score is going to be ruined. (Points : 1) hypothetical syllogism modus tollens not a valid form modus ponens disjunctive syllogism (More)
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Updated 9/30/2018 4:05:53 AM
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If we do not pay our student loans, then our credit score will be ruined. We will not pay our loans. Therefore, our credit score is going to be ruined.
This argument is a modus ponens.

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