2017_2 TMA Solutions: GST203 - Introduction to Philosophy and Logic

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2017_2 TMA Solutions: GST203 - Introduction to Philosophy and Logic

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1 __ is regarded as a group of propositions whose function is to make a claim about something

argu ment


2 Logos, the Greek word from which Logic derived does not mean ___

life


3 The Greek word for wisdom is ___

sophia


4 Philosophy is the only discipline that is ___ in nature

uni versal


5 Aristotle holds that understanding philosophy entails mastering ___

other sciences


6 The natural sciences broke away from philosophy in ___

18th century


7 ___ writings were regarded as Encyclopedia of philosophy by the medieval men

Aristotle


8 Anaximenes was the first to explain ___

cause of rainbow


9 Thales predicted ___ in 585 B.C

Eclipse


10 Which of these was not among the pre-colonial regional capitals

Lagos


11 In dividing Nigeria into Eastern and Western regions __ was used as the boundary

River Niger


12 ___ regrded fire as the primary substance of all reality

Heraclitus


13 Thales identified ___ as the primary substance of the universe

wate r


14 ___ is not among the sources of philosophy

idleness and poverty


15 The first standard comment about the nature and definition of philosophy was made by ___

Pythagoras


16 ___ had his philosophical training in Africa

Pytha goras


17 Western Philosophy originated in___

Miletus


18 "Honesty is my best policy" is an expression of ____

One's philosophy of l ife


19 The hotel manager with a degree in food and nutrition is heard refering to herself as a philosopher. Her doing so is regarded as ___

layman use of the t erm


20 Every philosopher define philosophy in his or her own way because philosophy is ___

complex


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21 Deny the following statement: "I am a thief"__

No, I am not a thief


22 ___ and ___ qualify a statement as logical

deniability ad assertabi lity


23 In logic, another name for statement is ___

propo sition


24 __ is not among the three divisions of formal logic

logic of assum ptions


25 ___ is the logical process exhibited in this statement: All lecturers are homosexuals

judgement


26 In logic, when the mind forms the concept of anything we say that ___ has taken place

simple app rehension


27 Man's ability to think is regarded as ___

reason


28 ___ is not a source of knowledge

gossip


29 ___ is not a branch of ethics

causative ethics


30 Another name for ethics is called ____

moral philosophy


31 _____ is the concern of ethics

what ough t to be


32 The saying that unexamined life is not worth living is attributable to ___

Socrates


33 ___ branch of philosophy is regrded as theory of knowledge

epistemolog y


34 Aristotle named his book that deals with nature ___

Physics


35 ___ is regrded as the study of first principles

metaphy sics


36 An argument that rests on probability is called ___

inductive argument


37 Draw the conclusion of this argument: All lecturers will go to heaven; Dr Uthman is a lecturer; therefore__

Dr Uthman will go to heave n


38 Deductive argument move from __ to ___

general to p articular


39 Arguments are either deductive or ___

Inductive


40 In standard argument conclusion is infered from__

premis es



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41 The fallacy that misrepresents a fact, and then goes ahead to attack that misrepresentation is called ___ fallacy

straw man


42 "If you see any lecturer supporting the current administration, that person has been paid heavily." This is an example of ___ fallacy

ad hominem


43 In informal fallacies___ does not render an argument fallacious

at least one premise is false


44 Errors in reasoning are called ___

fallacies


45 ___ is not among Haliday's function of language

Commissive


46 If you have ever heard of the book; "How to do things with words", kindly identify ___ as the author

J. L. Aus tin


47 The abbreviation, L. A. D. means ____

Language Acquisition Devic e


48 "It shall be well with you," the pastor thundered to the congregation. ___ function of language is at play here

declarative functi on


49 Jamiu raised the veil that covered the face of his new bride, "I will be with you till the end of my life."

___ is the function of language expressed here

commissive function


50 "I am writing my TMA 3 of GST203." ___ function of language is expressed here

informative function


51 ____ is a function of language

expressive function


52 The type of argument that proceeds from particular to the general is called __

inductive argument


53 ___ is the middle term of the following syllogism: All Kanuris live in the North East. Galadima is a Kanuri. Therefore, Galadima lives in the North East

Kanuri


54 All Nigerians are rich; Dr Eric Omazu is a Nigerian; Therefore, Dr Eric Omazu is rich

Dr Eric Omazu is a N igerian


55 All students cheat in exams; I am a student; Therefore, I cheat in exams __is the major premise of this statement

All stu dents cheat in exams


56 "The NOUN vice-chancellor is good" The predicate term of the proposition is ___

good


57 An argument that contains three propositions is called___

syllogism


58 __ is not a conclusion indicator

therefore


59 Evidence for holding a conclusion is called ___

premise


60 __ is not a logical sentence

Shut up



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61 Categorical syllogism asserts or deny ___ between classes

relationship


62 "I am having my girlfriend for dinner," is a fallacy of ambiguity because

it conveys more than one meaning


63 Every categorical syllogism contains ___

three term s


64 ___ is the branch of ethics concerned with logic of ethical arguments

meta ethics


65 The Greek word for knowledge is __

episteme


66 "A is A" expresses __ law of thought

identity


67 Teachers are good. Adamu is a teacher. Therefore, Adamu is good. ___ is the major term of this categorical syllogism

Adam u


68 The letter "P" in categorical syllogism represents ___

Major term


69 The terms of a categorical syllogism does not include ___

inclusive ter m


70 ___ is not a characteristics of a syllogism

Has independent conclusion


71 "All students are good" is an example of __

univeral positive proposition


72 ___ and __ are two types of affirmo

univeral and particular


73 ___ type of definition has truth value

Lexical definition


74 ___ is not a type of definition

Heuristic definition


75 My car is heavy. Therefore, the side mirrors to my car are heavy. This is an example of ___ fallacy

fallacy of division


76 The art of attributing qualities of part of a whole to the whole is refered to as ____

fallacy of composi tion


77 "Let's eat grandma," is an example of ___fallacy

fallacy of amphiboly


78 ___ is not an example of fallacy of ambiguity

fallacy of pity


79 "We are going to deal with anyone who fails to vote Mr Ajayi in the upcoming election." This is an example of ___fallacy

ad bacculum


80 "Pastor, you are advising me against armed robbery, were you not the one caught with Ogbuefi's wife?" This is an example of ____

tu quoque ad homine m




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