Numeram, argumentum ad

Numeram, argumentum ad

Numeram, argumentum ad -How To Win Every Argument Not many people like to be out on a limb. Many prefer instead the comfort of solid numbers behind them, feeling there is less possibility that so many others could be mistaken. The argumentum ad numeram wrongly equates the numbers in support of a contention with the […]

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Non-anticipation

Non-anticipation

Non-anticipation -How To Win Every Argument The fallacy of non-anticipation consists of supposing that everything worth doing or saying has already been done or said. Any new idea is rejected on the grounds that if it were any good, it would already be part of current wisdom. Proposals are rejected because they have not been […]

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