Categorizing Fallacies appendix C

Categorizing Fallacies appendix C - Fallacy Type Ad...

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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 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. Hasty generalizing 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.” “Argument” from outrage 8. From one politician about another: “He’s a two-faced, liberal, anti- family, anti-values idealist!” Straw man 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
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