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Argument From Fallacy

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Argument From Fallacy

Argument from fallacy is a way of thinking that is not always correct. It means that when someone makes an argument, they might be wrong even if they make a good point or use a lot of facts. The person making the argument might not have all of the information that they need to make a good decision, or they might be biased in their thinking. This can lead them to make mistakes or jump to the wrong conclusion.

Cognitive biases, logical fallacies, critical thinking, logical reasoning, analytical skills.

Thomas Lee

Argument From Fallacy

The Argument From Fallacy is a cognitive bias in which an individual uses an illogical or invalid argument in order to support their own position. This form of bias is often seen in the form of an ad hominem attack or an appeal to authority, in which an individual attempts to discredit the opposing argument by attacking the opposing individual or by citing an authority figure whose opinion they assume to be true. In some cases, the Argument From Fallacy may be used as a form of distraction in order to avoid engaging with the actual content of the argument. This form of cognitive bias is particularly damaging to rational discourse as it can lead to arguments that are based on emotion rather than facts.

Logical Fallacy, Cognitive Bias, Reasoning Error, Rhetorical Trickery.

Jessica Adams

CITATION : "Jessica Adams. 'Argument From Fallacy.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on April 01, 2023)"

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