Critical Thinking Paper 2



Two wrongs don't make a right - Two different wrongs used to strengthen arguement

Tu quoque - Two identical wrongs used to strengthen an argument

Hasty generallisation - One thing happened, so the same must apply to all

Sweeping generalisation - Something is correct for a group, so must apply individually

Restricting the options/False dimella - Presenting false/limited options to encourage a choice

Post hoc - Assumes a connection between two corresponding events

Slippery slope - Going from a small to large action with little in between

Circular argument - One of the reasons is the same as the conclusion

Confusing necessary and sufficient conditions - Saying one thing must lead to another thing

Ad hominem - Insulting the arguer in an attempt to weaken their claim

Straw man - Dismissing a distorted version of an opposing argument

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