Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Logic Assignment: Indian Logic, Kanada & Gautama

BCC Logic NAME__________________________
Eric Gerlach
2/10/2010

Indian Logic Assignment

1) According to Modus Tollens, if we know “If p then q”, we also know:


2) According to Modus Tollens, if we know “If there is rain there are clouds”, we also know:


3) Give the form of Nyaya debate (both sides) using x and y as variables.


4) Give an example of a Nyaya debate (both sides).


5) Give the four sources of knowledge according to the Nyaya Sutra, with an example for each.



6) Give an example of a Nyaya proof (rule, example, reason, conclusion).




7) What is the difference between a fallacy and quibbling? Give an example of each.