Flashcards in Quiz #3 Deck (10)
A _____ is a logical mistake in reasoning, especially one that is tempting to make.
if the argument fails to prove anything because it somehow takes for granted what it was supposed to prove it is a _____
Which of the following is a form of petitio principii?
An argument is ______ if it is directed at an opponent in a controversy rather than being directly relevant to proving the conclusion under discussion.
the following is an example of which fallacy: "So you think the soup is too cold, do you? Well, I suppose you would like to have had it scalding hot then, instead."
Black and White
A ____ definition serves the purpose of describing the meaning that a word already has in language.
A ____ definition serves the purpose is tp declare how a speaker intends to have a certain word, phrase, or symbol understood.
A_____ is a dispute arising solely from the fact that some word is being used with different meanings.
Which of the following is not a benefit of using analytical and stipulative definitions?
It allows your definition to be universally understood