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Logical Force

What is Modality? Likelihood that it will happen
What is Strong Modality ? Expresses [necessity] of a state of affairs **Words for strong modality -is / are -must -always -will -do/does
What is Moderate Modality? Expresses probability that something is [likely] to happen **Words for moderate modality -probably -likely -usually
What is Weak Modality? Expresses possibility that event [might] happen **Words for weak modality -may -might -could -can -occasionally
What is Moderate Quantification? Expresses [most] members have certain property Is a probability **Words for moderate quantification [must be more than 50%] -most -majority
What is Weak Quantification? Expresses [some] members have certain property Is a possibility **Words for weak quantification -some -many -few -several
Strong words? will must is are do does always all any every almost all
Moderate words? probably likely usually most of the time majority of the time most majority
Weak words? may might can could often sometimes occasionally significant number several many few some
Example prompts of MBT quests.? which one of the following must be true? which one can be properly inferred?
Example prompts of Soft MBT quests.? most strongly support best illustrated
Example prompts for MBF quests.? must be false could be true EXCEPT
Key Words for characterization quests.? main point [MP] describe [D] flaw[F] parallel[P] parallel flaw[PF] role[R] disagree/agree [DIS/AGR]
Key Words for operation quests.? strengthen [+] weaken [-] crux [?] sufficient [S] necessary [N] resolve [RES] explain [EXP]
What is Logical Force? How strong/weak a statement is
What does Quantification mean? You can put a % to it
What is Strong Quantification? Expresses [all] members have certain property Is a necessity **Words for strong quantification [must be 100%] -all -any -every
How should conclusions be supported? By premises of equal or greater strength
Created by: KyronCox