GOVT 215 Test 1

GOVT 215 Test 1 Liberty University Answers

  1. What is an argument containing premises and a conclusion?
  2. Reasoning by induction permits law to move with the times.
  3. Which of the following is not one of the three terms of a categorical syllogism?
  4. When we analyze or evaluate reasoning, we begin with the conclusion.
  5. When we evaluate reasoning, we examine its quality by first understanding the terms of the categorical deductive syllogism.
  6. Which of the following is not a buzz word that indicates analogical arguments?
  7. In law we assert that our conclusion is true.
  8. It is irrelevant whether the consummate advocate is open-minded and bias free.
  9. Analogy is reasoning from the particular to the general.
  10. In ordinary writing and speaking, the formal three propositions (two premises and a conclusion) arrangement is observed.
  11. Universal means that the proposition applies to only a few members of a class.
  12. The importance of legal reasoning by analogy cannot be overstated.
  13. In law the product of inductive reasoning is a certainty.
  14. 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.
  15. In each argument, the major premise is a broad legal concept that qualifies as a universal proposition.
  16. 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
  17. 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.
  18. When we reason from the particular to the general we call it deductive generalization.
  19. There is no difference between a syllogism and a categorical syllogism.
  20. 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.
  21. Write a thorough description of the differences between inductive and deductive reasoning in 250 words or less.
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