Informal Fallacy: Argumentum, Baculum And Non Sequitur?

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B. Argumentum ad baculum and Non Sequitur. 1. Argumentum ad baculum is an Informal fallacy argument that is made through coercion or use of threats in order to force individual to support a particular position. 2. Argumentum ad baculum was employed by Nazis through his notice to Germans. He claims that their paper deserves support from every German. He threatens the Germans that if they will not have their support there were going to be some consequences in the case of cancellation. 3. The fallacy was employed in order to gain more supporter from German subscribers of their newspaper. Question 2 C. Complex question C. Complex question 1. Complex question fallacy is committed when an individual ask a question that rest in many questionable…show more content…
Argument ad hominem is an informal fallacy that claims that a position is incorrect or rather an argument is incorrect or invalid because of something not related or about to position but about a person taking it. 2. This fallacy has been used by saying that an older woman selling a piano. 3. This fallacy has been used to show that the position is incorrect just because of the person selling it is old. Question 4 C. Argument ad hominem; non sequitur 1. Argument ad hominem; non sequitur is a fallacy where adverse information about a target is presented with an intention of discrediting everything that the target person says. For instance, it turns into a verbal abuse off the opponent instead of arguing about the proposed argument. 2. This fallacy was employed in our text, we see Larry attacking the opponents instead of the proposed argument. He says that that Mandy is a tree hugger and he goes further and tells peter that he was a bigger tree huger if he supported Mandy´s argument. 3. The fallacy was employed in order to disapprove the argument that animals feel pain. Question 5 B. Fallacy of division 1. Fallacy of division assumes that something true about a thing must also be true to all of some of its…show more content…
The fallacies are used in order to lure the buyers to buy their products in order to increase their market share of their goods. Question 9 A. hasty conclusion and argumentum ad verecundiam 1. Hasty conclusion this fallacy involves making uninformed decisions. On the other hand, Argumentum ad verecundiam this is the use of authority as evidence in once argument when the authority is not really an authority in the fact relevant to once action or argument. In other words, it is using authority in order to add incredibility to a particular argument or claim being made. 2. We see the soldiers making generalised decisions or uninformed decision by painting the flower. And again fallacy was used to explain why they were painting the flower when the soldier with card number two says that they painted the white flowers as a result of fear of the authority. Therefore, both the fallacies have been used to express pity and to use authority as an excuse of painting the flowers. 3. The soldiers used the two fallacies to manipulate Alice´s feelings in order to prevent her for taking action against them. Question 10 B. Argumentum ad misericordiam and loaded
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