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Unformatted text preview: • Appeal to popular beliefs • Non sequitor – does not follow logical order, conclusion does not follow reasoning • Appeal to tradition – Should keep it this way, because its been like this for so long. • Red herring – Introducing something new and irrelevant, complete off topic. • Straw man Fallacies of Faulty Reasoning • False dilemma • Begging the question – circular reasoning/thinking • Faulty analogy – Compare two things not same • Slippery slope – Assumption to assumption, (die from eating McDonalds) Fallacies of Inadequate Evidence • False cause • Hasty generalization Fallacies of personal attack • Ad hominem – against the man, taboo, attack actual person and character not the argument • Guilt by association...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course HON 190 AH taught by Professor Farrell during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Spring '11