BPY002 Logic – Classical and Symbolic Logic – IGNOU Solved Assignment 2015-16

1. Explain word, concept, and term in detail. (Answer)


Seen from different standpoints, how propositions are classified into different types? Discuss each type. (Answer)

2. Discuss in detail various types of dilemmas. Present possible ways applied to avoid them. (Answer)


What do you understand by Truth Function? Explain main Truth Functions in detail with suitable examples. (Not Available)

3. Answer any two of the following in about 200 words each.

a) What is the nature of definition? Present different rules to be applied
in framing definitions. (Answer)
b) Discuss various arguments posed against deduction and induction (Answer)
c) Explain the limitations of Aristotelian logic and the importance of symbolic logic. (Answer)
d) Discuss how Logic and Mathematics are related. (Answer)

4. Answer any four of the following in about 150 words each.

a) Differentiate between simple and compound statements. (Answer)
b) “The term to be divided must be a general term” – Explain. (Answer)
c) Give the Meaning of quantification. (Not Available)
d) Discuss Argument ad Populum. (Answer)
e) Briefly explain the distribution of terms. (Answer)
f) What is dagger function? (Answer)

5. Write short notes on any five of the following in about 100 words each.

a) Truth and Validity (Answer)
b) Equivocation (Answer)
c) Falsification (Answer)
d) Formal fallacy (Answer)
e) Predicables (Answer)
f) Figure (Not Available)
g) Tautology (Answer)
h) Implication (Not Available)

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