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Alien space ships have visited the earth; my friend told me so. This statement commits which of the following fallacies? (Points : 1) Appeal to fear None of these Hasty generalization Shifting the burden of proof Appeal to inadequate authority
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“Alien space ships have visited the earth; my friend told me so.” This statement commits the following fallacies: Appeal to inadequate authority.
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“Alien space ships have visited the earth; my friend told me so.” This statement commits the following fallacies: Appeal to inadequate authority.
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Which of the following contains a dysphemism? (Points : 1) John is very motivated. John is a nerd. None of these John s GPA is higher than average. John studies a lot.
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John is a nerd contains a dysphemism.
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Which one of the following contains a euphemism? (Points : 1) He is motivationally challenged. He studies less than the average student. His GPA is 1.5. None of these He is lazy.
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"He is motivationally challenged", contains a euphemism.
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Inference to the best explanation is often expressed in which invalid argumentative form? (Points : 1) Denying the antecedent Affirming the consequent Affirming the antecedent Denying the consequent
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Inference to the best explanation is often expressed in which invalid argumentative form. This is Affirming the consequent.
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What type of inductive argument is the following example? Most people I have talked to said that they are voting for Jones. So most people are going to vote for Jones. (Points : 1) Argument from analogy Inductive generalization Statistical syllogism Inference to the best explanation
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Most people I have talked to said that they are voting for Jones. So most people are going to vote for Jones. This is an example of Inductive generalization.
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