Phil 100 F19: Exam 2 Study Guide

For this exam you may bring in one regular sized sheet of paper with notes on one side. You will turn in your note sheet when you turn in the exam. 

Part I: Fill in the Blank. You should know the definitions of the following terms:
  • Conjunction
  • Conjunct
  • Disjunction
  • Disjunct
  • Negation
  • Conditional
  • Antecedent
  • Consequent
  • Inclusive sense of 'or'
  • Exclusive sense of 'or'
  • Necessary Condition
  • Sufficient Condition
  • Fallacy
  • Formal Fallacy
  • Informal Fallacy

Part II: Logic
. You should be able to do the following:
  • Identify the three types of Inductive argument we discussed in class (Enumerative Induction, Analogical Induction, Inference to the Best Explanation) and discuss some of the considerations that make those arguments strong or weak. 
  • Determine the truth or falsity of a proposition when given the truth values of the component propositions.
  • Use a truth table to determine the validity or invalidity of an argument.
Part III: Fallacies. You should be able to identify and explain the following fallacies:
  • Affirming the Consequent
  • Denying the Antecedent
  • Non Sequitur
  • Argument from Authority
  • Ad Populum
  • Appeal to Tradition
  • Post Hoc
  • Ad Hoc
  • Tu Quoque
  • Ad Hominem
  • Appeal to Ignorance
  • False Continuum
  • False Dilemma
  • False Analogy
  • Genetic Fallacy
  • Nirvana Fallacy
  • Slippery Slope
  • Straw Man
  • Circular Argument
  • Hasty Generalization
  • Appeal to Emotion
  • Fallacy Fallacy