Argumentum Ad Misericoriam

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Logical Fallacies 101: Ad Ignorantiam

By Donald Sanchez,  Introduction If you’ve been following this blog, you may recall that Fallacies of Weak Induction are logical fallacies that occur when the premises of an argument provide […]

Logical Fallacies 101: Ad Baculum

“Comrade, your statement is factually incorrect.” “Yes, it is. But it is politically correct.” So begins an essay by Angelo M. Codevilla, Professor Emeritus at Boston University, on the notion […]