crt_205_appendix_c-1 - Fallacy Type Ad hominem/genetic...

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Fallacy Type Fallacy Statement Ad hominem/genetic From one politician about another: “He’s a two-faced, liberal, anti- family, anti-values idealist!” Wishful thinking Sure, I’ve heard that it’s better to not eat cheeseburgers every day, but it’s extra protein and protein is good for you. “Argument” from popularity My friend, who goes to college in another state, said girls from that sorority are mean. That girl we just met, Tracy, is from the same sorority, so I don’t trust her. Hasty generalizing About an already-attractive home interior: “I don’t know why we started this home renovation if we’re only doing two of the rooms. Either way, it won’t look right unless we redo the entire house.” “Argument” from outrage Stomachache or not, how could you not eat your dinner after I spent all that time making it! Straw man From a teenager confronted by his parent about breaking curfew: “Why do we have to keep harping on this curfew thing? Let’s talk about that A grade I’m getting in algebra.” Post hoc
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2010 for the course CRT 205 crt 205 taught by Professor Darren during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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