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PHI 1101 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Straw Man


Department
Philosophy
Course Code
PHI 1101
Professor
Iva Apostolova
Study Guide
Midterm

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Topicsformidterm3,November18,2014
Midterm3willfocusexclusivelyonlogicalfallacies.
OnthemidtermIwillgiveyouthelistofalllogicalfallacieswehavecoveredinclass.
Here’sthelist:
beggingthequestion(petitioprincipii)
appealtopopularity
appealtopity
appealtoforce
appealto(irrelevant)authority
appealtoignorance
adhominem(attackontheperson)
tuquoque(youareanotherone)
equivocation
inconsistency(contradiction)
redherring
loadedterms/words
loadedquestion
falsedilemma(falsedichotomy,bifurcation)
posthoc(afterthat,becauseofthat)
confusingcauseandeffect
commoncause
strawman
hastygeneralization
slipperyslope
biasedstatistics(misleadingstatistics)
TheonlyfallacywhichisnotinthetextbookbutwhichIcoveredinclassishasty
generalization.
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