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The Ad Populum Fallacy: Appealing to the Masses

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  In the field of logic, an argument is a series of premises whose truth supports a conclusion. An argument is valid only when the truth of the premises guarantees the truth of the conclusion. Thus, the latter is true to the extent that the premises that support it are true. However, there are arguments that aren’t valid yet end up being accepted for different reasons, despite the fact that their conclusions are based on illogical premises. When these provide no basis for a conclusion, the argument is said to be flawed and therefore fallacious. The ad populum fallacy Ad…

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Chantal Maille
Praticien en Psychothérapie - Psychanalyste, Coaching conjugal & Sophrologie https://chmpsy.com

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