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Liberty University - GOVT 215
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Question 1 6 out of 6 points

When we reason from the particular to the general we call it deductive generalization

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Question 2 6 out of 6 points

Rule One of Rules of the Categorical Syllogism: A valid categorical syllogism must contain exactly three terms, each of which is used in the same sense throughout the argument.

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Question 3 6 out of 6 points

When we evaluate reasoning, we examine its quality by first understanding the terms of the categorical deductive syllogism.

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Question 4 6 out of 6 points

The importance of legal reasoning by analogy cannot be overstated.

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Question 5 6 out of 6 points

It is irrelevant whether the consummate advocate is open-minded and bias free.

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Question 6 6 out of 6 points

In law the product of inductive reasoning is a certainty

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Question 7  6 out of 6 points

Choose the best answer to fill in the complete the sentence. Rule Four of Rules of Categorical Syllogism: No categorical syllogism is valid which has two:

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Question 8 6 out of 6 points

In law we assert that our conclusion is .

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Question 9 6 out of 6 points

Choose the best answer to fill in the blank. The rules of formal logic deal only with its ______ or soundness in terms of the six rules of the syllogism.

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Question 10 6 out of 6 points

In ordinary writing and speaking, the formal three propositions (two premises and a conclusion) arrangement is observed.

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Question 11 6 out of 6 points

Which of the following is not a buzz word that indicates analogical arguments?

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Question 12 6 out of 6 points

Reasoning by induction permits law to move with the times

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Question 13 6 out of 6 points

There is no difference between a syllogism and a categorical syllogism

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Question 14 6 out of 6 points

Analogy is reasoning from the particular to the general

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Question 15 6 out of 6 points

In each argument, the major premise is a broad legal concept that qualifies as a universal proposition.

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Question 16 6 out of 6 points

Choose the best answer to fill in the blank. A ___________________ is a series of syllogisms in which the conclusion of one is a premise of the next.

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Question 17 6 out of 6 points

Universal means that the proposition applies to only a few members of a class.

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Question 18 6 out of 6 points

When we analyze or evaluate reasoning, we begin with the conclusion.

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Question 19 6 out of 6 points

What is an argument containing premises and a conclusion?

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Question 20 0 out of 6 points

Which of the following is not one of the three terms of a categorical syllogism?

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