Necessary condition indicators? Or not?

Prepare for the LSAT or discuss it with others in this forum.
wanderlust

New
Posts: 66
Joined: Sat Nov 06, 2010 12:02 pm

Necessary condition indicators? Or not?

Postby wanderlust » Mon May 21, 2012 9:18 am

Effect
Result

Kaplan says the above two are necessary condition indicators. I'm so confused. Aren't both causal indicators?

User avatar
shifty_eyed

Gold
Posts: 1925
Joined: Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:09 pm

Re: Necessary condition indicators? Or not?

Postby shifty_eyed » Mon May 21, 2012 11:54 am

If I recall correctly, causal reasoning is a subset of conditional reasoning, so the two aren't mutually exclusive. However, I wouldn't get to hung up about memorizing lists of necessary and sufficient condition indicators because the LSAT is so tricky with its wording that you can't rely on lists alone.

User avatar
dowu

Platinum
Posts: 8300
Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:47 pm

Re: Necessary condition indicators? Or not?

Postby dowu » Mon May 21, 2012 12:58 pm

:shock: :shock:



Return to “LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum�

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 12 guests