Fallacy Presentation.pptx - FALLACY PRESENTATION FAULTY ANALOGY By Alan Movshovich The Faulty Analogy is an unsound argument that misconception-ally

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FALLACY PRESENTATION: FAULTY ANALOGY By Alan Movshovich
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DESCRIPTION The Faulty Analogy is an unsound argument that misconception-ally assumes that if two things both relate in one or more aspects, they must then as well automatically relate in another aspect. This false comparison makes for a fallacy in the argument
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REASON This ad makes the improper argument that because the man (Raymond) wanted ice cream his entire life (something he has never had), he must as well want a Mercedes-benz (something he also has never had). There is no actual good reason for him to buy the car, no
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Unformatted text preview: intriguing information was given. A car and ice cream are incomparable in this sense REPAIRED To make the Mercedes’ ad argument valid they would have to actually give a reason or evidence to buy the car. Just because Raymond always wanted to ice cream (something he has never had) doesn’t mean he wants a Mercedes-benz (something he has never had), there are a lot of things I have never had that I don’t want. The ad must give an enticing fact to actually allow for him to make an educated decision that would convince him to buy the car....
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  • Fall '17
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  • Raymond, Mercedes-Benz, Faulty Analogy

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