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Question 34179

posted 1 years ago

2.Write different types of explanation for why Cherise has an ornament of a dolphin desk:on their
f. A procedural explanation. Also, clearly explain what makes this explanation procedural.
g. A teleological explanation. Also, clearly explain what makes this explanation teleological.
h. An interpretive explanation. Also, clearly explain what makes this explanation interpretive.

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Question 34182

posted 1 years ago

5.In your post, first propose a theory that could explain the following observation:
Niamh has left her apartment and returned to it ten times in the last week. On seven of those occasions, one of the books from her bookshelf was on the floor when she returned. Her other books were still on the bookshelf. All of the books were on the bookshelf before she left the apartment.
After you have written your explanatory theory, provide an evaluation of it, giving consideration to all of the following criteria: testability, fruitfulness, scope, simplicity, and conservatism. (Note that you do not have to create a theory that is successful in meeting all these criteria, but if it has does have deficiencies in any of these areas then you should be able to identify and comment on them.) You must give reasons for any claims you make, and show a good understanding of all of these listed criteria.

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Question 34181

posted 1 years ago

4.For each of the following three examples, include appropriate information where there are gaps. Do not write more than one sentence for each gap you fill in.
O = your clothes have been in the dryer for an hour, but they're still wet
T =
E =
b)
O=||
T = some people allergic penicillin, but don't find out until later in life are to
E =
c)
O =
T =
E = the waiter was fired from their job

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Question 34180

posted 1 years ago

3.state which one of the phenomena listed below you have chosen to write about. You should then describe three possible explanations for this phenomena. For each of the three possible explanations, describe one test you could perform to help you decide whether it is the explanation that is most likely to be the true one. You must describe a different test for each of the three different explanations.
Note that your tests do not (and should not) prove without any possibility of error what thetrue explanation is, because this is inductive reasoning, not deductive.
a. Someone you know is regularly late to social and work appointments.
b. In the last two months, you have experienced stomach pain at least once a week.
c. A plant in your apartment looks like it is slowly dying.
d. A friend of yours who used to text and call you often has recently stopped doing this.

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Question 34178

posted 1 years ago

1.With reference to the different types of explanation detailed in the reading, assign a type to each of the following examples:
c. She raised her eyebrows when she heard the suggested price, which showed she found thata surprising amount.
d. The layout of products in the grocery store is done in such a way as to maximize purchases from customers.
e.Everything you've done is exactly what I wanted you to do, and nothing more.
a. The recipe exists so that we are able to prepare this meal ourselves.
b. They applied for the job by sending their details to the HR department with a cover letter.

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Question 31019

posted 1 years ago

What is the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals position on suicide? Is his argumentation convincing or do you have an objection? (the main parts of the book that should be used/cited in the answer are SECTION 1, 2 AND 3)

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Question 14605

posted 1 years ago

3. All baseball players also play football. Some football players suffer headtrauma. Therefore, some baseball players suffer head trauma.

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Question 14604

posted 1 years ago

Using the Venn diagram method, determine whether the following is valid or invalid.
A v B, ~(A v C), (~B & ~C) -> D / ~D v ~C
2. Using the short truth table method, determine whether the following is valid or invalid.
Section II: Venn diagrams (2.5 pts each)

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Question 14606

posted 1 years ago

4. Some doctors have medical degrees. Some doctors get sued formal practice. Therefore, some people with medical degrees get sued formal practice.

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Question 14609

posted 1 years ago

Explain in your own words how we know the pollsters used inductive reasoning. Describe the inductive reasoning involved in concluding that Biden would beat Trump by about 5%.
7. In the most recent presidential election, going into election day, the polls had Joe Biden leading Donald Trump, nationally, by over 5 pts. And, indeed,after counting all the votes, Joe Biden beat Donal Trump by over 5 pts.
The pollsters, undoubtedly, used inductive reasoning in correctly concluding that Biden would beat Trump by over 5 pts. Inductive reasoning allows us to predict the future.

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