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Rules

Rules

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RULES

1. The middle term must always be taken in the same sense. Fallacy of Misplaced Middle Term

2. The major and minor term cannot have a greater extension in the conclusion than in the premise

Fallacy of Undistributed Middle Term Fallacy of Neg. Condition draws from Affirmative premises Fallacy of Negative Premises Fallacy of Illicit Minor Fallacy of Illicit Major Fallacy of Misplaced Middle term Fallacy of Undistributed Middle term Fallacy of affirmative condition drawn from negative premise.

3. The middle term should not occur in the conclusion. 4. The middle term must be distributed universally at least once in the premises. 5. Two affirmative premises cannot give a negative conclusion. 6. From two negative premises, nothing follows.

7. Two particular premises, nothing follows. 8. The conclusion follows the weaker premise

FALLACIES
Fallacy of Equivocation/ Fallacy of four terms

Fallacy of Illicit Major Fallacy of Illicit Minor

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