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8 Cards in this Set

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Argument to the man
abusing and discrediting your opponent rather than keeping to the main issues of the argument
begging the question
assumes something is true without proof
circular reasoning
asserts proof that is no more than a repetition of the initial assertion
false dilemma
the fallacy presents the reader with only two alternatives from which to choose.
post hoc ergo propter hoc
When one happening precedes another in time, the first is assumed to cause the other.
false analogy
ignore differences and stress similarities
hasty generalization
conclusion based on too few reliable instances
non sequitur
draws a conclusion that does not follow