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1

Name the three categories of fallacies

Relevance
Presumption
Clarity

2

What are the 4 guiding questions?

1. What is the issue at hand?
2. Is the argument relevant to the issue at hand?
3. Is the argument assuming something illegitimate?
4. Is the argument clear?

3

What are the 4 Ad Fontem Arguments?

1. Ad Hominem Abusive
2. Ad Hominem Circumstantial
3. Tu Quoque
4. The Genetic Fallacy

4

What are the 6 appeals to emotion?

1. Appeal to Fear (Ad Baculum)
2. Appeal to Pity (Ad Misericordiam)
3. Mob Appeal (Ad Populum)
4. Snob Appeal
5. Appeal to Illegitimate Authority (Ad Verecundiam)
6. Chronological Snobbery

5

Name the 4 Red Herring Fallacies

1. Appeal to Ignorance
2. Irrelevant Goals or Functions
3. Irrelevant Thesis
4. Straw Man Fallacy

6

Name the 6 fallacies of presupposition

1. Begging the Question (Petitio Principii)
2. Bifurcation (False Dilemma)
3. Fallacy of Moderation
4. Is-Ought Fallacy
5. Fallacy of Composition
6. Fallacy of Division

7

Name the 5 Fallacies of Induction

1. Sweeping Generalization (Accident)
2. Hasty Generalization (Converse Accident)
3. False Analogy
4. False Cause
5. Fake Precision

8

Name the 3 Fallacies of Clarity

1. Equivocation
2. Accent
3. Distinction Without a Difference