crt_205_appendix_cWeek5 - CRT 205 Appendix C Categorizing...

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CRT 205 Appendix C Categorizing Fallacies Fallacy Type Fallacy Statement Ad hominem/genetic 7. I don’t care if she is the top psychiatrist in the state! Her theory on sibling rivalry is extreme. How can we believe anything she says if she subscribes to theories of that nature? Wishful thinking 15. 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 12. From a conspiracy theorist: “Come on, everyone knows that the government has lied to us in the past. This case isn’t any different.” Hasty generalizing 9. 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. “Argument” from outrage 11. From one mom to another: “I can’t believe Shelia lets her kids watch that garbage! I always knew she wasn’t very strict. Now our kids will be over there watching that junk, too!”
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course CRT 205 crt 205 taught by Professor Darren during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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