Fallacies Of Weak Induction

  1. Appeal to Authority (ad Verecundiam) - appeal to an unqualified authority

  2. Appeal to Ignorance (ad Ignorantiam) - appealing to a lack of evidence as support for a conclusion

  3. Hasty Generalization - not enough specific examples cited to support the generalization

  4. False Cause - conclusion depends upon a supposed cause which is not probable

  5. Weak Analogy - conclusion not (probabilistically) strong


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