Deductive Ambiguities

Careful technical analysis shows, in the case of Deductive Ambiguities, the false premiss, in each case, is a minor premiss. Hence the Deductive Ambiguities could be considered a special group within the Misrepresentations category. However, the error is so distinctive that logicians traditionally (going all the way back to Aristotle) class them in a group of their own. The fallacies in the Deductive Ambiguities category are...



Distributive Fallacy, which takes two forms...




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