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Unformatted text preview: 2 CORRECT An appeal to ignorance is an ad hominem attack where the intelligence of the arguer is impugned. A)True B)False Feedback: When someone appeals to ignorance it goes something like this: 'since we don't know X, therefore not-X', or 'since we don't know not-X, therefore X'. 3 CORRECT It is fallacious to conclude that a person's claim should be dismissed if it is determined that they are hypocritical on the subject. A)True B)False Feedback: To do so would be to commit an ad hominem fallacy. Whether the person making the claim is a hypocrite, an ax murderer, omniscient, or more devoted to the imperative not to lie than Immanuel Kant, should be irrelevant in judging the argument they are forwarding....
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2010 for the course CRT205 205 taught by Professor D.simon during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Summer '10