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    Lucy, a human resources manager, tells employee Ed that he cannot have the day off to be with his girlfriend who has the flu because "if we gave you the day off, we would have to give anyone the day off if they had a friend who was sick." Lucy is engaging in:
    a) Bandwagon fallacy. c) argumentum ad hominem.
    b) argumentum ad baculum. d) reduction ad absurdum

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    Lucy, a human resources manager, tells employee Ed that he cannot have the day off to be with his girlfriend who has the flu because "if we gave you the day off, we would have to give anyone the day off if they had a friend who was sick." Lucy is engaging in:
    a) Bandwagon fallacy. c) argumentum ad hominem.
    b) argumentum ad ...

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    The solution answers a multiple choice question involving the terms Bandwagon fallacy, argumentum ad hominem, argumentum ad baculum, reduction ad absurdum. All these terms are explained

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