Logical Fallacies Out of Book.docx

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Department
Modes Of Reasoning
Course
MODR 1760
Professor
Anthony Falikowski
Semester
Fall

Description
Logical Fallacies Out of the BookQuestion Begging EpithetsError rests in use of slanted language that reaffirms what we wish to prove but have not yet proved Example mudslinging name calling loaded words controversial phrases In questionbegging epithets the arguer uses biased often emotional language to persuade people rather than using logicFor exampleThis suspect is charged with killing the other personThis criminal is charged with violently murdering the innocent victimQuestion begging epithetsQuestionbegging epithets can be subtle Consider this phrase evolution vs creationism By attaching ism to the end of creation but not to evolution the person is subtly suggesting that creation is merely a belief whereas evolution is not But he or she has made no argument for thisCreationists believe that the universe is y
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