I need help with finding the correct answer to this question. I have read the chapter and I am unclear what I need to do. Explain what is a fallacy and then show the particular flaws in reasoning that correspond to each one. I need to provide an example and indicate which of the two fallacies is exemplifying.
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. Now, your post is a little unclear being that you said you have to provide an example and indicate which '2 fallacies' are exemplifying - this sort of means that you have to choose from 2 sample fallacies (which I will assume is a given) which perhaps 'exemplifies' a particular kind of fallacy? Since you have not explained this part , I am assuming that you have somewhat miswritten this section. Thus, the solution below does the following - explains what a fallacy is, presents an example and 'exemplifies' (shows by example) another fallacy that uses exemplification as proof (Proof by example fallacy). Lastly, 2 sample fallacies that follow the fallacy pattern you have listed above. I hope this all helps. If you have questions, you can leave them via the feedback section. Also, you can use the references for further studies. I am sure however that you have somewhat gotten the gist of your readings - you just need to understand in general what fallacies are and it is understandable if you ...
The solution explains what fallacies are and lists 3 fallacies providing a definition and examples of each. references are listed for further studies of the topic. A word version of the solution is attached for easy printing.