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Unformatted text preview: impugned. A) True B) False Feedback: When someone appeals to ignorance it goes something like this: 'since we don't know X, therefore not-X', or 'since we don't know not-X, therefore X'. 3 CORRECT It is fallacious to conclude that a person's claim should be dismissed if it is determined that they are hypocritical on the subject. A) True B) False Feedback: To do so would be to commit an ad hominem fallacy. Whether the person making the claim is a hypocrite, an ax murderer, omniscient, or more devoted to the imperative not to lie than Immanuel Kant, should be irrelevant in judging the argument they are forwarding....
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- Spring '09
- formal methods, Ad hominem, Ad Hominem Attack, ad hominem fallacy., feelings. Rhetorical devices