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Q: Misrepresenting an opponent’s position then arguing against the misrepresented position is the basic working definition of the straw-man fallacy the red-herring fallacy the
relativist fallacy the subjectivist fallacy
A: Misrepresenting an opponent's position then arguing against the misrepresented position is the basic working definition of the straw-man fallacy.
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Misrepresenting an opponent's position then arguing against the misrepresented position is the basic working definition of the straw-man fallacy.
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The tactic of straying off topic in the middle of an argument to draw people away from the argument is known as (Points : 1) the guilt-trip fallacy. the argument-from-envy fallacy. the red herring fallacy. the argument-from-pity fallacy.
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The tactic of straying off topic in the middle of an argument to draw people away from the argument is known as the Red herring fallacy.

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