maya psych 2 - IB Theory of Knowledge: Logical Fallacies...

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IB Theory of Knowledge: Logical Fallacies sweeping generalization = a point that is generalized inappropriate to support your argument red herring = any simple attempt at diversion of the argument from its proper point by distracting the hearer in some way ex.) - Did you cheat on me with him? - You know, you look so cute when you’re serious! straw man = easier target to attack and destroy; to deceive an opponent into thinking their original position has been destroyed appeal to force = force presented as a guise of an argument; used instead of an argument appeal to undesirable consequences = point to the disagreeable consequences of holding a particular position as evidence that it must be false ad hominem = argument at opponent, not at opponent’s position or argument deliberate ignorance = point of view is clung to despite contradictory evidence, so that the person holding it becomes irrational non sequitur = an irrelevant point that “does not follow”; thrown in as a distracter
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course PYSCHOLOGY 1101 taught by Professor Cameronmiller during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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maya psych 2 - IB Theory of Knowledge: Logical Fallacies...

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