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Unformatted text preview: Ad- populum : an appeal to popularity rather than sound reasoning Ad-misericordiam : an argument based on an appeal to sympathy or pitty rather than sound reasoning Non-sequitur : conclusion to an argument does not follow from the data Ad-verecundiam : argument based on appeal to authority rather than sound reasoning Straw man Fallacies : when a person simply ignores another persons actual position and substitutes a misrepresented version of that position...
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- Winter '08