Assignment Categorizing Fallacies

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Axia College Material Appendix C Categorizing Fallacies Categorize each fallacy statement by copying and pasting it into the text box adjacent to its matching fallacy type. Fallacy Type Fallacy Statement Ad hominem/genetic 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!” 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 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? Hasty generalizing It’s disgraceful that a member of the Elks Lodge would go out to fast food restaurants every night. The Elks believe in family values, including home-cooked meals. “Argument” from
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course CRT 205 205 taught by Professor Jimmy during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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