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1

Equivocation

When the same term is used in two or more different senses

2

Straw man fallacy

Consists is refuting an unfairly weak, stupid, or ridiculous version of your opponent’s ideas

3

Ad hominem (against the man)

Attacking the person rather than the argument

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Genetic fallacy

Consists in refuting an idea by showing some suspicious psychological origin of it

5

To quoque

Consists of accusing your critic of the same thing your critic accuses you of, instead of defending yourself against the criticism

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Non sequitur (does not follow)

When the conclusion does not follow from the premises or reasons or evidence given