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Syllogism

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A syllogism is a kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a .... Major premise: All humans are mortal. Minor premise: All Greeks are ...

CMV: "All humans are mortal" is not an acceptable premise for a ...

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Oct 21, 2015 ... Outside of the heat death of the universe, I believe that it is not certain that all humans are "certain to die" because counterexamples exist.

Explanation of Principles

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Hence the premiss in which the major term occurs (All humans are mortal) is called the major premiss; the premiss in which the minor term occurs (Socrates is  ...

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All human beings are mortal. -- This is a universal truth. Socrates is a human being. -- This is a particular instant. ∴. Socrates is mortal. -- Conclusion ...

The Parable of Hemlock - Less Wrong

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Feb 3, 2008 ... You have misunderstood the meaning of "All humans are mortal," they say. It is not a mere observation. It is part of the definition of the word ...

Can I prove that every human is mortal? If so, how? - Quora

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For example, while I can reasonably infer that humans are mortal (because they are biological organisms, because all humans seem to die eventually and I ...

Can logic be wrong? Why? - Quora

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Aug 22, 2015 ... The following is a classic example of a sound argument (hopefully): Socrates is mortal because he is a human, and all humans are mortal.

Brief Introduction PowerPoint

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Socrates is mortal, for all humans are mortal, and Socrates is human; Given that Socrates is human, Socrates is mortal; since all humans are mortal; All Humans ...

Philosophy Basics | Josh May

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Example of an Argument. All humans are mortal. [statement, premise]; G.W. Bush is a human. [statement, premise]; Therefore, G.W. Bush is mortal. [statement ...

Rhetorical Figures in Sound: Enthymeme - American Rhetoric

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Or put differently, "Since all humans are mortal, Michael is therefore mortal" ( leaving out the minor premise). Statements may be strategically excluded in an ...

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Deductive and Inductive Logic - Logic - EditThis.info

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Oct 6, 2012 ... This syllogism works from a general rule: "all humans are mortal" to a specific conclusion: "Socrates is mortal". However, it is not necessary that ...

amor mundi: All Humans Are Mortal. Socrates Is Human. Therefore ...

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Aug 19, 2011 ... All Humans Are Mortal. Socrates Is Human. Therefore, Socrates Is Mortal. Students have been learning the basics of logic through the ...

Valid or Invalid? - Philosophy Experiments

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Thus, the argument above is valid, because if all humans are mortal, and if all Greeks are human, it follows as a matter of logical necessity that all Greeks are ...