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English 10 H

Logic Fallacies

Ad Hominem The attack of personal traits or characteristics in order to weaken the opposing arguement
Ad Populum Appeal to the side with the most supporters
Bandwagon Appeal to a side because someone else or a group of people like it
Begging the Question Argument where the conclusion is part of the initial statement
Hasty Generalization Quickly making a statement with little or no evidence to prove it
Non-Sequitur A statement without logical reasoning and/or evidence
Slippery Slope The statement of if something happens, then this or these things will also happen because of it
Appeal to False Authority The reasoning of liking an argument due to the fact a person of high power agrees with it
Equivocation Intentionally using a word or phrase to weaken an opposing argument or to support yours
False Analogy The illogical statement of because this happens then it must be okay for something unlike it to happen
False Cause Stating that one thing lead to another with little to no correlation
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