Homework Assignments PHILOSOPHY 340: Symbolic Logic Fall 2007
 Homework #1 ~ Due on Friday, August 31 1. True or false? Be prepared to explain why. a. Any valid argument with a false conclusion is unsound. b. Any valid argument can have a false conclusion while it has true premises. c. Some valid arguments have false conclusions. d. A true conclusion makes an argument valid. e. Validity is a function of argument form. 2. What, exactly, is sentential logic? 3. What are the advantages of doing logic symbolically? Homework #2 ~ Due on Wednesday, September 5   Unit 2, Exercises (starts on page 31)  Do problems 1 b, d, f h, j, l, n, p, r, t, AND 2 b, d, f, h, j, l, n  Homework #3 ~ Due on Friday, September 7    Unit 3, Exercises (starts on page 49) Do problems 1 b, d, f h, j, l, n, p, r, t,  AND 2 b, d, f, h, j AND 3 f, j Homework #4 ~ Due on Friday, September 14 Unit 4, Exercises (starts on page 70) Do problems 3 b, d, f, h, j, AND 4 b, d, f, h, j, AND 6 b, d, h, j.  Homework #5 ~ Due on Wednesday, September 19  Unit 5, Exercises (starts on page 92) Do problems 1 b, d, f, AND 2 b. Homework #6 ~ Due on Friday, September 21 Unit 6, Exercises (starts on page 108) Do problems 2 f, h, j, AND 4d, AND 7b. I STRONGLY URGE YOU TO DO ALL THE PROBLEMS #4 and #5 ON PAGES 141-43 (answered in the back of the book). NO CREDIT, but it will really help you. Homework #7 ~ Due on Wednesday, Oct. 3 Unit 7, Exercise on page 145 Do problems 8 a, b, c, d, e. Homework #8 ~ Due on Friday, Oct. 5 Unit 7, Exercise on page 145 Do problems 9 a, b, c, d, g Homework #9 ~ Due on Wednesday, Oct. 10 Unit 8, Exercise on page 172 Do problems 5 a, b, c, d, j, m, n, o, p  AND 6 a, b Homework #10 ~ Due on Wednesday, Oct. 17 Unit 8, Exercise on page 173 Do problems  6 c, d, o AND 7 f. Homework #11 ~ Due on Friday, Oct. 19 Unit 9, Exercise on page 196 Do problems 4 b, d, e, g, h, i, j Homework #12 ~ Due on Friday, Oct. 26 Unit 9, Exercise on pages 196-98 Do problems 5 c, d, e, f, g, h   AND do problems 7 g and j With problem 7 g and j, you need to use both CP and IP Homework #13 ~ Due on Wednesday, Nov. 14 Unit 11, Exercise on pages 223 Do problems 3 b, d, f, h, j, l, n, p, r, t, v, x, z AND 4 b, d, f, h. Homework #14 ~ Due on Monday, Nov. 19 Unit 12, Exercise on pages 244 Do problems 1 b, d, f, h, j, l, n, AND 2 b, d, f, h, j, l, n, p, r, t  With problem 2, ignore the "Venn diagram" instruction and just follow the same instructions that you have for problem 1. Homework #15 ~ Due on Monday, Nov. 26 Unit 13, Exercise on pages 260 Do problems 5 b, d, f, h, j  AND  6 b, d, f  AND 7 b, d, f, h. Homework #16 ~ Due on Friday, Nov. 30 Unit 15, Exercise on pages 296 Do problems 2 a, c, f    Homework #17 ~ Due on Monday, Dec. 3 Unit 15, Exercise on pages 296 Do problems 2 g. i, l    Homework #18 ~ Due on Friday, Dec. 7 Unit 15, Exercise on pages 296-97 Do problems 2 m, p AND 4 b, c, d, g Homework #19 ~ Due on Monday, Dec. 10 Unit 15, Exercise on pages 298 Do problems 5 b, e, f

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