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Terms in this set (10)
Refers to a biased or untrustworthy source.
Attacks the arguer rather than his/her argument.
Either/Or (False Dilemma)
Claims a limited set of choices when more are possible.
Uses too little evidence to make a claim about a whole.
States that because Event A happened before Event B, Event A caused Event B.
Evasion (circular reasoning)
Restating a claim instead of supporting it with an illustration.
Argues against a position that no one else is defending.
Claims an event will lead to an improbably extreme conclusion.
Claims something is right because it is popular.
Makes an improper comparison.
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