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Unformatted text preview: as the other. Begging the question : A statement that assumes what needs to proved. We should fire the crooks on City Council. Application: Identify which logical fallacy is used in each statement below. 1. You should vote for Jonathan because everyone else is. 2. This car must be reliable; its the kind my dentist drives. 3. If we censor pornography, we will ultimately lose freedom of speech. 4. If women dressed more conservatively, they wouldnt get raped. 5. I know that store is badly managed. One of the salespeople there was rude to me once 6. You cant trust a guy like that; his brother was found guilty of tax evasion. 7. We should fire the thieves on the police department. 8. We must either build more prisons or crowd more prisoners into existing cells. Adapted from Hodges, J.; Horner, W.; Webb, S.; &amp; Miller, R. Harbrace College Handbook , 13 th edition. Philadelphia: Harcourt Brace, 1998. pp. 409-413....
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course LEARNING L 110 taught by Professor Afrancis during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.
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