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AP English Language: Logical Fallacies
Equivocation
Hasty Generalization
Red Herrings
Non-sequitor
When one idea noun is unequally used twice. (Love, joy, patie…
Making a faulty assumption based on a few incidents
It takes another idea similar to the argument and leads you a…
Does not follow a logical sequence
Equivocation
When one idea noun is unequally used twice. (Love, joy, patie…
Hasty Generalization
Making a faulty assumption based on a few incidents
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Logical Fallacies AP English Language
Ad Hominem
Argument from Authority
Appeal to Ignorance
Begging the question
"to the man," an argument that criticizes an idea by blaming…
tends to agree with assumptions because someone in a position…
Based on the assumption that if it has not been proved, it is…
parts of what one said could be true, a way of avoiding the q…
Ad Hominem
"to the man," an argument that criticizes an idea by blaming…
Argument from Authority
tends to agree with assumptions because someone in a position…
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AP English Language: Logical Fallacies
Begging the Question
Non Sequitur
Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc
Faulty Analogies
Also known as circular logic, this logical fallacy occurs whe…
In this logical fallacy, the conclusion doesn't logically fol…
Also known as a false cause, this logical fallacy assumes tha…
This logical fallacy compares ideas that seem to be related b…
Begging the Question
Also known as circular logic, this logical fallacy occurs whe…
Non Sequitur
In this logical fallacy, the conclusion doesn't logically fol…
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AP English Language: Logical Fallacies
Equivocation
Hasty Generalization
Red Herrings
Non-sequitor
When one idea noun is unequally used twice. (Love, joy, patie…
Making a faulty assumption based on a few incidents
It takes another idea similar to the argument and leads you a…
Does not follow a logical sequence
Equivocation
When one idea noun is unequally used twice. (Love, joy, patie…
Hasty Generalization
Making a faulty assumption based on a few incidents
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Logical Fallacies AP English Language
Ad Hominem
Argument from Authority
Appeal to Ignorance
Begging the question
"to the man," an argument that criticizes an idea by blaming…
tends to agree with assumptions because someone in a position…
Based on the assumption that if it has not been proved, it is…
parts of what one said could be true, a way of avoiding the q…
Ad Hominem
"to the man," an argument that criticizes an idea by blaming…
Argument from Authority
tends to agree with assumptions because someone in a position…
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AP English Lang. & Comp. Logical Fallacies
Red Herring
Ad Hominem Fallacy
Faulty Analogy
Appeal to false authority
(Relevance) Drawing attention away from the issue at hand by…
(Relevance) Attacking the character of a person rather than e…
(Relevance) Drawing an analogy that is based upon faulty equa…
(Relevance) Suggesting that you should listen and follow what…
Red Herring
(Relevance) Drawing attention away from the issue at hand by…
Ad Hominem Fallacy
(Relevance) Attacking the character of a person rather than e…
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Ap English Lang & Comp Logical Fallacies
Either/Or Fallacy
Equivocation
Hypothesis Contrary to Fact
Non sequitur
Stating a premise that does not take into account all the alt…
Deliberate or accidental misuse of two or more meanings of th…
A proposition that is not true is used as the basis for a ded…
The conclusion lacks a connection to the premises, or the con…
Either/Or Fallacy
Stating a premise that does not take into account all the alt…
Equivocation
Deliberate or accidental misuse of two or more meanings of th…
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AP English Language and Composition Logical Fallacies
Begging the Question (Circular Logic)
Begging the Question (Circular Logic)…
Non Sequitur Arguments
Non Sequitur Arguments (Rain and phone…
Happens when the writer presents an arguable point as a fact…
"The movies are popular because they make so much money. They…
Doesn't follow a logical sequence. The conclusion doesn't log…
"The rain came down so hard that Jennifer actually called me."
Begging the Question (Circular Logic)
Happens when the writer presents an arguable point as a fact…
Begging the Question (Circular Logic)…
"The movies are popular because they make so much money. They…
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AP English Language and Composition: Logical Fallacies
ad hominem
Argument from authority (False Authori…
Begging the question (Circular Reasoni…
Hasty Generalization
a criticism of the person that holds an idea rather than the…
tempts us to agree with certain assumptions based on the auth…
the assumption that what a person claims to be proving is alr…
coming to a conclusion with insufficient evidence, based on s…
ad hominem
a criticism of the person that holds an idea rather than the…
Argument from authority (False Authori…
tempts us to agree with certain assumptions based on the auth…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms and Logical Fallacies
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
a work that functions on a symbolic level.
repetition of initial constant sounds, such as "Peter Piper p…
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
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AP English Language and Composition: Logical Fallacies
Bandwagon
Force and Fear
Appeal to Authority/Celebrity
Appeal to Pity
A claim that an idea should be accepted because a large numbe…
The ad baculum fallacy is committed whenever the proponent of…
The ad verecundiam fallacy consists of an appeal to irrelevan…
Ad Misericordiam is an appeal to accept the truth of a conclu…
Bandwagon
A claim that an idea should be accepted because a large numbe…
Force and Fear
The ad baculum fallacy is committed whenever the proponent of…
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AP English Language (Terminology: Logical Fallacy)
Logical Fallacy
Hasty Generalization
Post Hoc (Cause-and-Effect Fallacy) ("…
False Analogy
Error in reasoning based on faulty use of evidence or incorre…
Drawing conclusions about a group based on insufficient evide…
An error in reasoning that occurs because an arguer infers th…
Assuming, without proof, that two events, conditions, groups…
Logical Fallacy
Error in reasoning based on faulty use of evidence or incorre…
Hasty Generalization
Drawing conclusions about a group based on insufficient evide…
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AP English Language: Finals Logical Fallacies
ad hominem
ad populum
begging the question
circular reasoning
attacking individual not argument
if everyone does, you have to too
taking for granted something that needs to be proven
prove one idea with the same idea
ad hominem
attacking individual not argument
ad populum
if everyone does, you have to too
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AP English Language and Composition: Logical Fallacies
Ad Hominem
Ad Ignorantiam
Argument from Authority
Argument from Final Consequences
A. Meaning "Against the person"... B. Reducing the credibility o…
A. Argument to ignorance... B. This is the fallacy of assuming s…
A. There are many subtypes of the argument from authority rel…
A. An attempt to motivate belief with an appeal either to the…
Ad Hominem
A. Meaning "Against the person"... B. Reducing the credibility o…
Ad Ignorantiam
A. Argument to ignorance... B. This is the fallacy of assuming s…
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Logical Fallacies (AP English Language & Composition)
Begging the Question
Non Sequitur Arguments
Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc
Faulty Analogies
When the writer presents an arguable point as a fact that sup…
Does not follow a logical sequence, conclusion doesn't logica…
assume a faulty causal relationship (after this, therefore al…
Attempt to relate ideas or situations that aren't really simi…
Begging the Question
When the writer presents an arguable point as a fact that sup…
Non Sequitur Arguments
Does not follow a logical sequence, conclusion doesn't logica…
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Logical Fallacies: AP English Language and Composition 2015
Anonymous Authority
Appeal to Authority
Association
Either/Or
Occurs when the authority on the topic is not listed, giving…
Occurs when the authority is not an expert in the field they…
Occurs when the author states that ideas/actions are acceptab…
Occurs when a conclusion is get that oversimplifies the argum…
Anonymous Authority
Occurs when the authority on the topic is not listed, giving…
Appeal to Authority
Occurs when the authority is not an expert in the field they…
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AP English Language Vocabulary: Persuasive Devices and Logical Fallacies
ad hominem
authority
backing
bandwagon
latin for "against the man": when a writer argues by attackin…
also called "ethos"; when a writer uses the influence of an a…
another name for support or evidence used in an argument
a threat of rejection by one's peers (or peer pressure) is su…
ad hominem
latin for "against the man": when a writer argues by attackin…
authority
also called "ethos"; when a writer uses the influence of an a…
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Glossary of Terms - AP English Language & Composition - Common Logical Fallacies
Ad Hominem
Ad misercordiam
Amphiboly
Appeal to authority
An argument based in the perceived failings of an adversary r…
An argument based on an appeal to the emotions; a logical fal…
A fallacy that relies on an ambiguous word or grammatical str…
A fallacy in which a rhetor seeks to persuade an audience not…
Ad Hominem
An argument based in the perceived failings of an adversary r…
Ad misercordiam
An argument based on an appeal to the emotions; a logical fal…
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AP English Language Literary Terms: Logical Fallacies and Argumentative Flaws
Ad Hominem
Begging the Question
Red Herring
Straw man argument
a general category of fallacies in which a claim or argument…
a fallacy in which the premises include the claim that the co…
This is the most general fallacy of irrelevance. Any argument…
Imagine a fight in which one of the combatants sets up a man…
Ad Hominem
a general category of fallacies in which a claim or argument…
Begging the Question
a fallacy in which the premises include the claim that the co…
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Logical Fallacies
Appeal to Fear
Ad Hominem (attack on character)
Bandwagon
Slippery Slope
attempt to frighten one into an action or into accepting a be…
in an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
Everybody is doing it, so it must be good.
A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to…
Appeal to Fear
attempt to frighten one into an action or into accepting a be…
Ad Hominem (attack on character)
in an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
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Logical Fallacies
Strawman
Slippery Slope
Special Pleading
The Gambler's Fallacy
Misrepresenting someone else's argument to make it easier to…
A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to…
A fallacy of logical argument in which the writer suppresses…
The belief that the odds of a chance event increase if the ev…
Strawman
Misrepresenting someone else's argument to make it easier to…
Slippery Slope
A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to…
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Logical Fallacies
Avoiding the Question
Red Herring
Ad-hominem
Tu quoque
Red Herring Fallacy... Ad Hominem... Tu Quoque... Faulty Appeal to Aut…
A red herring is the introduction of an irrelevant or random…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
Dismissing someone's argument because he or she is being hypo…
Avoiding the Question
Red Herring Fallacy... Ad Hominem... Tu Quoque... Faulty Appeal to Aut…
Red Herring
A red herring is the introduction of an irrelevant or random…
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AP Lang Logical Fallacies
false analogy
oversimplification
either-or fallacy
faulty generalization
Faulty comparison between people, places, or things (concrete…
Denial or failure to recognize a situation's complexity.... Fau…
Situation reduced to only two potential solutions or conclusi…
Conclusion made with inadequate evidence.... Faulty logic: This…
false analogy
Faulty comparison between people, places, or things (concrete…
oversimplification
Denial or failure to recognize a situation's complexity.... Fau…
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logical fallacies
Red herring-
Faulty analogy-
Testimonial-
Slippery slope-
premise: changing to Geico is for the better warrant: because…
premise: using curel will make your skin smooth... warrant; if i…
premise: use this product... warrant: Selma Hayek does
premise: by keeping up with Xfinity you will keep up with you…
Red herring-
premise: changing to Geico is for the better warrant: because…
Faulty analogy-
premise: using curel will make your skin smooth... warrant; if i…
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Logical Fallacies
Strawman
appeal to emotion/Pathos
slippery sloap
ad hominem
Misrepresenting someone's argument to make it easier to attac…
You attempted to manipulate an emotional response in place of…
You said that if we allow A to happen, then Z will eventually…
You attacked your opponent's character or personal traits in…
Strawman
Misrepresenting someone's argument to make it easier to attac…
appeal to emotion/Pathos
You attempted to manipulate an emotional response in place of…
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AP Lang & Comp Logical Fallacies
Appeal to Force ("Might-Makes-Right")
Ad Hominem (Personal Attack, Argument…
Bandwagon (argumentum ad populum)
Appeal to Tradition
Uses force, the threat of force, or some other unpleasant bac…
Attacking or praising the people who make an argument rather…
Since the majority of people believes an argument or chooses…
Asserts that a premise must be true because people have alway…
Appeal to Force ("Might-Makes-Right")
Uses force, the threat of force, or some other unpleasant bac…
Ad Hominem (Personal Attack, Argument…
Attacking or praising the people who make an argument rather…
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Common Logical Fallacies AP Lang
Hasty Generalization
Post hoc
Circular Reasoning
Appeal to pity
This is a conclusion based on insufficient or biased evidence…
A occurs before B, so B is caused by A
This restates the argument rather than actually proving it; t…
Urging the hearer to accept an argument due to an emotional r…
Hasty Generalization
This is a conclusion based on insufficient or biased evidence…
Post hoc
A occurs before B, so B is caused by A
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AP English 11, Logical Fallacies
Ad Hominem
Bandwagon
Begging the Question/Circular Logic
Either/Or
personal attack on speaker instead of argument (i.e., "The... Pr…
claiming wide-spread popularity makes an idea viable (i.e., "…
using a debatable point to "prove" the argument (i.e.,... "Stude…
over-simplifying complex choices to only two solutions (i.e.,…
Ad Hominem
personal attack on speaker instead of argument (i.e., "The... Pr…
Bandwagon
claiming wide-spread popularity makes an idea viable (i.e., "…
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AP Lang Logical Fallacies
false analogy
oversimplification
either-or fallacy
faulty generalization
Faulty comparison between people, places, or things (concrete…
Denial or failure to recognize a situation's complexity.... Fau…
Situation reduced to only two potential solutions or conclusi…
Conclusion made with inadequate evidence.... Faulty logic: This…
false analogy
Faulty comparison between people, places, or things (concrete…
oversimplification
Denial or failure to recognize a situation's complexity.... Fau…
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AP Language & Composition (Logical Fallacies and Argument Terms)
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
appeal to false authority
argument
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
a process of reasoned injury; a persuasive discourse resultin…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
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Logical Fallacies AP English
Ad Homineum Fallacy
Ad Populum Fallacy
Bandwagon
Begging the Question
"to the man;" a person's character is attacked instead of his…
"to the crowd;" a misconception that a widespread occurrence…
threat of rejection is substituted for evidence, desire to co…
assuming in a premise that which need to be proven
Ad Homineum Fallacy
"to the man;" a person's character is attacked instead of his…
Ad Populum Fallacy
"to the crowd;" a misconception that a widespread occurrence…
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Logical Fallacies
Red Herring
Ad Hominem
Faulty Analogy
Straw Man... (Appeal to the People)
Skipping to a new and irrelevant topic... (He wears too much bro…
Switching the argument from the topic at hand to the characte…
Focuses on irrelevant or inconsequential analogies between tw…
an oversimplified example to in order to ridicule or refute a…
Red Herring
Skipping to a new and irrelevant topic... (He wears too much bro…
Ad Hominem
Switching the argument from the topic at hand to the characte…
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AP Lang SLO Logical Fallacies
hasty generalization
missing the point (non sequitur )
faulty causuality/post hoc
slippery slope
making assumptions about a whole group or range of cases base…
The premises of an argument do support a particular conclusio…
Assuming that because B comes after A, A caused B.... *Correlati…
The arguer claims that a sort of chain reaction, usually endi…
hasty generalization
making assumptions about a whole group or range of cases base…
missing the point (non sequitur )
The premises of an argument do support a particular conclusio…
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Logical Fallacies
Begging the Question (Circular Logic)
Non Sequitor Arguments
Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc
Faulty Analogies
happens when the writer presents an arguable point as a fact…
"does not follow" argument in which claims, reasons, or warra…
attempting to prove that because a second event followed a fi…
This fallacy consists in assuming that because two things are…
Begging the Question (Circular Logic)
happens when the writer presents an arguable point as a fact…
Non Sequitor Arguments
"does not follow" argument in which claims, reasons, or warra…
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AP Lang Logical Fallacies
false analogy
oversimplification
either-or fallacy
faulty generalization
Faulty comparison between people, places, or things (concrete…
Denial or failure to recognize a situation's complexity.... Fau…
Situation reduced to only two potential solutions or conclusi…
Conclusion made with inadequate evidence.... Faulty logic: This…
false analogy
Faulty comparison between people, places, or things (concrete…
oversimplification
Denial or failure to recognize a situation's complexity.... Fau…
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Logical Fallacies
Hasty Generalization
Post Hoc
Slippery Slope
Weak Analogy
Making assumptions about a whole group or range of cases base…
Also known as false cause and cause/effect.... Assuming that be…
A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to…
An argument that relies on an analogy between two or more obj…
Hasty Generalization
Making assumptions about a whole group or range of cases base…
Post Hoc
Also known as false cause and cause/effect.... Assuming that be…
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Logical Fallacies
Logical Fallacies
Hasty Generalization
Faulty Use of Authority
Post Hoc/Faulty Causality (Latin Phrase)
Incorrect reasoning (often intentional) in argument. This is…
A conclusion reached prematurely without sufficient evidence.…
The arguer attempts to justify his claim by citing testimony…
The argument that X follows Y; therefore, X is caused by Y. T…
Logical Fallacies
Incorrect reasoning (often intentional) in argument. This is…
Hasty Generalization
A conclusion reached prematurely without sufficient evidence.…
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20 Logical Fallacies - AP Lang - WSHS
Argumentum ad Hominem
Argumentum ad Baculum/ Appeal to Force
Argumentum ad Verecundiam/ Appeal to (…
Argumentum ad Traditio / Appeal to Tra…
Discrediting an argument by attacking the person who makes it…
Audience is issued a threat or some other negative repercussi…
Audience is expected to accept argument from a source that ma…
This line of thought asserts that premise must be true becaus…
Argumentum ad Hominem
Discrediting an argument by attacking the person who makes it…
Argumentum ad Baculum/ Appeal to Force
Audience is issued a threat or some other negative repercussi…
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AP Lang Academic Vocabulary Quiz - Logical Fallacies
Appeal to the crowd
Guilt by association
Red herring
Non sequiter
The arguer is appealing to the emotions of a large group by p…
Points out some similarity or connection between one person o…
Sidetracking an issue by introducing irrelevant information.…
Drawing unwarranted conclusions from seemingly ample evidence…
Appeal to the crowd
The arguer is appealing to the emotions of a large group by p…
Guilt by association
Points out some similarity or connection between one person o…
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AP Lang- Logical Fallacies
an error in reasoning
why is it important to be able to iden…
what are the different types of logica…
urging the audience to accept a positi…
logical fallacy
to intelligently refute arguments and build effective arguments
bandwagon... either/or fallacy or false dichotomy... appeal to trad…
bandwagon
an error in reasoning
logical fallacy
why is it important to be able to iden…
to intelligently refute arguments and build effective arguments
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Logical Fallacies
Red Herring
Ad Hominem
Faulty Analogy
Straw Man... (Appeal to the People)
Skipping to a new and irrelevant topic... (He wears too much bro…
Switching the argument from the topic at hand to the characte…
Focuses on irrelevant or inconsequential analogies between tw…
an oversimplified example to in order to ridicule or refute a…
Red Herring
Skipping to a new and irrelevant topic... (He wears too much bro…
Ad Hominem
Switching the argument from the topic at hand to the characte…
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AP Fallacies
Ad hominem
Argument from Authority
Faulty or False Analogy
Begging the Question
Argument attacking an individual's character rather than his…
A fallacy in which a speaker or writer seeks to persuade not…
An inaccurate, inappropriate, or misleading comparison betwee…
Occurs when the believability of the evidence depends on the…
Ad hominem
Argument attacking an individual's character rather than his…
Argument from Authority
A fallacy in which a speaker or writer seeks to persuade not…
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AP Lang Logical Fallacies
Begging the Question in Latin
Begging the Question
Petitio Principi
Argument from Analogy
Petitio Principi
ENGLISH TERM assumes in the premise what the arguer should be…
LATIN TERM assumes in the premise what the arguer should be t…
explains something unfamiliar by comparing it to something fa…
Begging the Question in Latin
Petitio Principi
Begging the Question
ENGLISH TERM assumes in the premise what the arguer should be…
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Logical Fallacies
Ad Homineum
Ad Populum
Bandwagon
Begging the question
"to the man;" a person's character is attacked instead of his…
Assuming that the widespread occurrence of something makes it…
A threat of rejection is substituted for evidence...there is…
A form of logical fallacy in which a statement or claim is as…
Ad Homineum
"to the man;" a person's character is attacked instead of his…
Ad Populum
Assuming that the widespread occurrence of something makes it…
20 terms
AP Lang ~ Logical Fallacies
Appeal to Force
Ad Hominem Fallacy
Bandwagon Approach
Appeal to Tradition
Uses force, the threat of force, or some other unpleasant bac…
Attacking or praising the people who make an argument rather…
"Everybody is doing it"... Since the majority of people believes…
This line of thought asserts that a premise must be true beca…
Appeal to Force
Uses force, the threat of force, or some other unpleasant bac…
Ad Hominem Fallacy
Attacking or praising the people who make an argument rather…
20 terms
"Terrible Twenty" Logical Fallacies
false analogy
oversimplification
either-or fallacy
faulty generalization
Faulty comparison between people, places, or things (concrete…
Denial or failure to recognize a situation's complexity.... Fau…
Situation reduced to only two potential solutions or conclusi…
Conclusion made with inadequate evidence.... Faulty logic: This…
false analogy
Faulty comparison between people, places, or things (concrete…
oversimplification
Denial or failure to recognize a situation's complexity.... Fau…
74 terms
AP Logical Fallacies
Appeal to anonymous authority
Appeal to authority
Appeal to common practice (also bandwa…
Appeal to ignorance
Using evidence from an unnamed source or "expert" or a genera…
Claiming something is true because an expert (qualified or no…
Basically, "everybody's doing it, so it's okay," like "My par…
It's true because it hasn't been proven false or false becaus…
Appeal to anonymous authority
Using evidence from an unnamed source or "expert" or a genera…
Appeal to authority
Claiming something is true because an expert (qualified or no…
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Rainey: AP Lang Arg Terms/Fallacies (CH 3)
ad hominem
bandwagon appeal (ad populum )
appeal to false authority
argument
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
bandwagon appeal (ad populum )
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
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AP Eng Language Quiz #1
rhetoric
rhetorical strategy
rhetorical devices
rhetorical question
The art and logic of a written or spoken argument to persuade…
The way an author organizes words, sentences, and overall arg…
The specific language tools that an author uses to carry out…
A question that is asked for the sake of argument
rhetoric
The art and logic of a written or spoken argument to persuade…
rhetorical strategy
The way an author organizes words, sentences, and overall arg…
12 terms
AP Lang Logical Fallacies
Begging the question (circular logic)
Post hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc (after this…
Faulty Analogies
Red Herring
happens when the writer presents an arguable point as a fact…
arguments assume a faulty casual relationship. One event foll…
lead to faulty conclusions. Writers often use similar situati…
Have little relavence to the argument at hand. Desparate argu…
Begging the question (circular logic)
happens when the writer presents an arguable point as a fact…
Post hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc (after this…
arguments assume a faulty casual relationship. One event foll…
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