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Structural effects in the comprehension of logical arguments

Sandra Lynne Marcus

Structural effects in the comprehension of logical arguments

by Sandra Lynne Marcus

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Published .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84030
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 116 l.
Number of Pages116
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Open LibraryOL1368179M
LC Control Number92895475

These questions ask you to match up two arguments that share structural characteristics. There are usually two parallel structure questions in each Logical Reasoning section. They are usually in the second half of the section, and they can usually be recognized by their length since each answer choice is a complete argument. Understands logical reasoning, justification and proof in relation to the axiomatic structure of geometry and uses reasoning to develop, generalize, justify and prove geometric relationships. Understands attributes of various polygons, including names and how sides and angles of .

The Reading Comprehension section usually receives the least attention, and can be the hardest to improve upon without a practical strategy and some will to adjust how one reads. Since two of the scored sections are Logical Reasoning, an improvement in this section is worth double the effort! structural criterion for logical constants will pertain to Tarski (and other adherents of this criterion) as well. 1. The Formal-Structural Characterization of Logical Consequence Our starting point is a common, presystematic conception of logical consequence: Consider any class K of sentences and a sentence Xwhich follows from.

After this early burst of research, there was little interest in the effects of structural priming in comprehension. Effects of structural repetition Many more recent studies find evidence of structural repetition, though their results are rarely interpreted in relation to studies such as Bock () or Mehler and Carey ().Cited by: Expository text offers particular challenges to the reader because of the abstract and unfamiliar concepts that it presents. Students should be taught the hierarchical structure of the expository text and the interrelationships among ideas — what experts refer to as text structure. Reading researchers have argued that knowledge of text organization, or structure, is an.


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Structural effects in the comprehension of logical arguments by Sandra Lynne Marcus Download PDF EPUB FB2

There is a specified structure to a logical argument. The first part of Structural effects in the comprehension of logical arguments book argument is called the premise, which gives the reasons or evidence in favor of a proposal (there can be more than one.

So it was no surprise to me when she published this wonderful and timely book,Teaching Arguments: Rhetorical Comprehension, Critique, and Response. The book synthesizes concepts from classical rhetoric, modern rhetoric, Common Core State Standards, and Cited by: 4. Understanding Logical Argumentation, Structure, and Reasoning by looking at sample arguments in standard and argument form.

With practice exercises for argumen Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. In logic, the comprehension of an object is the totality of intensions, that is, attributes, characters, marks, properties, or qualities, that the object possesses, or else the totality of intensions that are pertinent to the context of a given discussion.

This is the correct technical term for the whole collection of intensions of an object, but it is common in less technical usage to see. The LSAT expects you to understand the basics of a good argument. Individuals who argue use a variety of tactics to make their points and disarm their opponents.

They may deny something the other person says, challenge their opponent’s evidence, explain what they mean, or use analogies to illustrate their points. Lawyers use these tactics [ ]. The Logical Structure of Arguments. This section of the Handbook will use the term argument in a very specific way.

An argument in the sense used here isn’t a “quarrel”, but rather a group of statements, some of which, the premises, are offered in support for another, the : Core Curriculum. No matter where students' lives lead after graduation, one of the most essential tools we can teach them is how to comprehend, analyze, and respond to arguments.

Students need to know how writers' and speakers' choices are shaped by elements of the rhetorical situation, including audience, occasion, and purpose. In Teaching Arguments, Jennifer Fletcher provides teachers with engaging classroom.

The Logical Structure of Argument. Terms to Know: 1. claim - statement to be justified/proven/upheld. thesis/proposition/assertion = positive statement or declaration to be.

supported with reasons and evidence. premise = a statement or assumption that is established before an argument is. The flipside of the “strengthen” question coin on the LSAT is the “weaken” question. The same set of evidence and conclusion can easily be used for either question type, so it’s always a good idea to start by reading the question itself first, to determine the task before you go to the argument.

that is, injecting information or arguments that are irrelevant to what is being asserted; or incomplete, omitting some im-portant fact, point, or perspective. Summarized in these terms, Gula’s book should be famil-iar enough to all of us. But what is most impressive and fun about Nonsense is all the specifics, all the myriad ways thatFile Size: KB.

Deliver persuasive arguments (including evaluation and analysis of problems and solutions and causes and effects Structure ideas and arguments in a coherent, logical fashion Use rhetorical devices to support assertions (e.g., by appeal to logic through reasoning; by appeal to emotion or ethical belief; by use of personal anecdote, case study.

content. The logical network contributes the structure, operating on the propo-sitions of the semantic network to create larger units of meaning or inter-propositions. The present study is the first to examine children's recall of illustrated text in terms of logical, as well. Logic Made Easy is a book for anyone who believe that logis c is rare.

It is a book for those who think they are logical and wonder why others aren't. It is a book for anyone who is curious about why logica thinkinl g doesn't come "naturally." It is a book for anyone.

The Logical Structure of Arguments In Chapter 3 you learned that the core of an argument is a claim supported by reasons and that these reasons can often be stated as because clauses attached to a claim. In the present chapter we examine the logical structure of arguments in more depth.

An Overview of Logos: What Do We Mean. The study is situated at the interface between reading comprehension and critical thinking research.

Its purpose was to examine the influence of reading goals and argument quality on the. Indicator words are not always present in arguments. You may have conclusions that are not accompanied by conclusion indicators.

But typically, the rule of thumb is that if you have a conclusion indicator, then the statement to which it is attached is the conclusion of the argument.

Being Logical is a practical book that aims to help readers think and reason well. It is divided into five parts. Part One (Preparing the Mind for Logic) talks about the preparations we need to make in order to think and reason well.

These preparations refer to attitudes and ways of thinking that we need to adopt and the concepts that we need to remember in order to ready our minds for good /5. Automatic Analogical Reasoning Underlies Structural Priming in Comprehension of Ambiguous Sentences. By “structural priming” we denote the effects of all structural.

arguments. Half. Also in regards to logical or topical points, one tends to make summary paragraphs, rather than strewing parts of it in different chronological steps. Such logical paragraphs however can be intransparent in some of their chronological reference.

It’s not a trivial issue to interweave the two, though I suppose it can be done in most caes. typical kinds of non-arguments include warnings, reports, conditional statements, and explanations indicator words words that help distinguish the premise(s) from the conclusion in an argument, e.g. hence, therefore, since, because, etc.

So far in this series on reading comprehension, we have looked at literal comprehension, inferences, and deductive thinking. In this final segment, we turn our attention to logical reasoning.

In more advanced courses, students are asked to determine whether the position taken by the writer is logically reasonable.Learning outcomes here present a higher intellectual level than comprehension and application because they require an understanding of both the content and structural form of the material.

Illustrative General Instructional Objectives Recognises unstated assumptions. Recognises logical fallacies in reasoning.This is the first step in the evaluation of arguments. In the next two weeks, we will start evaluating arguments properly.

Crudely, this week is about the logical aspect of arguments and next week about the content. That's because there are two ways in which arguments can fail. Either by having a bad logical structure or by having false premises.