Koofers

Lecture Notes for GVPT 700 - SCOPE METH POL SCI with Oppenheimer at Maryland (UMD)

Notes Information

Material Type:Class Note
Professor:Oppenheimer
Class:GVPT 700 - SCOPE METH POL SCI
Subject:Government and Politics
University:University of Maryland
Term:Fall 2001
Keywords:
  • Complicated
  • Immediately
  • Behavioralism
  • Relationship
  • Antecedent Conditions
  • Similarities
  • Positive Law
  • Justification
  • Assumptions
  • Conjunction
Login / Sign Up to View Document
Preview Page 1Preview Page 2Preview Page 3Preview Page 4Preview Page 5Preview Page 6

Sample Document Text

700 initial notes on logic (class 3): (also see handouts for 700) 1. The purpose here is to come to understand the glue that relates what it takes to A. to insure one has testable propositions; B. understand what it means to test a conjecture or proposition; C. justify one's arguments; and D. insure that we make consistent, perhaps even correctable claims. 2. I am saying that a big part of that glue is logic and we will go over enough of it for you to understand how these items relate together. A. logic -- define. Has to do w the rules of creating complex arguments from simple statements each of which can take on one of 2 truth values, T or F. Thus, we need to relate these rules to an understanding of truth. a. T, F, recall, has to do with the relation betw what a statement describes and "things as they really are." [correspondence theory of T] b. Consider, for the moment a statement: X. Table 1 - Truth (& Falsehood) of X - The Correspondence Way Things as they are X correspond ...

Related Documents

Reintegrative Shaming Quiz
Leading Questions Notes
Privatization Notes
Reintegrative Shaming Quiz
Objective Method Exam
Controversial Children Notes
Controversial Children Notes
Invitation for Bids Notes
Potsdam Declaration Notes
Active Strategies Notes
Cultural Degradation Exam
Robert Merton Exam
Permissive/indulgent Exam
Ethical Guidelines Notes
Constructed Reality Notes
Housekeeper Exam
155, "/var/app/current/tmp/"