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    Fallacies and Examples in a Business Environment

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    Explain at least three fallacies and provide instances where you have witnessed these fallacies at work.

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    To help in understanding fallacies, here are some definitions:
    • An informal fallacy is an error in reasoning.
    • A formal fallacy is one with poor logical reasoning.
    • Fallacies of presumption are ones that assume conclusive proof.
    • Fallacies of weak inference are those that have weak ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution looks at definitions of fallacy, like: informal, formal, presumptions, weak inference, distraction, and ambiguity. Each is followed by definition and examples.