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Unformatted text preview: Appeal to Ignorance: occurs when an arguer asserts that a claim must be true because no one has proven it false or, conversely, that a claim must be false because no one has proven it true. False Alternatives: committed when an arguer poses a fake either/or choice Loaded Question: arguer asks a question that contains an unfair or unwarranted assumption Questionable cause: aruger claims, without adequate evidence, that one thing is the cause of something else. Hasty generalization: arguer draws a general conclusion from a sample that is biased or too small. Slippery Slope: arguer claims, without adequate evidence, that a seemingly harmless action will lead to a very bad outcome. Weak analogy: arguer compares things that aren’t truly comparable Inconsistency: arguer asserts inconsistent claims....
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- Spring '08
- arguer, claim high imp, ruly comparable Inconsistency, unwarranted assumption Questionable