02 Nov Topic 2 Reading exercises from:Copi, Irving M. In
Topic 2 Reading exercises from:Copi, Irving M. Introduction to Logic, 14th Edition. Routledge.Identify and explain the fallacies of relevance in the following passages:—Stacy Schiff, “Slip Sliding Away,” The New York Times, 2 February 2007 —George Santayana, Egotism in German Philosophy, 1915 For the Republican party to desert this gallant man now is worse than if an army should desert their general upon the field of battle.—Robert G. Ingersoll, nominating speech at the Republican National Convention, 1876 —Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776 —Michiko Kakutani, “Dispatch from Gomorrah, Savaging the Cultural Left,” The New York Times, 6 February 2007. —Ignazio Silone, The God That Failed, 1949 —“Clash Between European and Islamic Views,” in Books, The New York Times, 8 February 2007. —“Argument Against Atheism,” http://aaron_mp.tripod.com/id2.html (2007)“Why do you ask such a question,” I said, “when you ought rather to be answering?”“Because she leaves you to snivel, and never wipes your nose; she has not even taught you to know the shepherd from the sheep.”—Plato, The Republic 4.5 INSTRUCTIONSIdentify and explain any fallacies of defective induction or of presumption in the following passages:—Frank Webster, “No Sex Education, No Sex,” Insight, 17 November 1997 “Do you realize that the vast majority of painful animal experimentation has no relation at all to human survival or the elimination of disease?”“Are you aware that product testing on animals does not keep unsafe products off the market?” —The Chronicle of Higher Education, 23 January 1998 The danger in using such placebo methods is that they will be applied by people inadequately trained in medicine in cases where essential preliminary work has not been done and where a correct diagnosis has not been established.—Fred Levit, M.D., “Acupuncture Is Alchemy, Not Medicine,” The New York Times, 12 November 1997 4.6 INSTRUCTIONSIdentify and explain the fallacies of ambiguity that appear in the following passages:—Nicolaus Copernicus, The New Idea of the Universe, 1514 —E. J. Kahn, Jr., “Profiles (Georgia),” The New Yorker, 13 February 1978 —Edmond Kelly, Twentieth Century Socialism, 1910 —Jonathan SwiftYou need no instructions. Just plunge ahead boldly.—The New Yorker, 21 February 1977
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