Argumentum ad Verecundiam (argument from authority) fallacy: an appeal to the testimony of an authority outside the authority's special field of expertise.

Argumentum ad Verecundiam (argument from authority) fallacy: an appeal to the testimony of an authority outside the authority's special field of expertise.

Argumentum ad verecundiam Wikipedia-logo-en.png For more information, see the Wikipedia article: Argumentum ad verecundiam An argument from authority is one in which a proposition is claimed to be true because an esteemed person says it is true. It is a fallacy in that it relies on the person's fame or reputation, rather than on logical arguments or empirical evidence.

Argumentum ad verecundiam Wikipedia-logo-en.png For more information, see the Wikipedia article: Argumentum ad verecundiam An argument from authority is one in which a proposition is claimed to be true because an esteemed person says it is true. It is a fallacy in that it relies on the person's fame or reputation, rather than on logical arguments or empirical evidence.

An atheist posted this.  Of course Robert Reich supports Sanders he's a fascist moron.  And note the argument from authority fallacy.

An atheist posted this. Of course Robert Reich supports Sanders he's a fascist moron. And note the argument from authority fallacy.

Logical Fallacies - Argument from Authority: Presuming that someone who is an expert in one topic (ex. Physicist) can make credible statements about a completely unrelated topic (ex. Medical Advice).

Logical Fallacies - Argument from Authority: Presuming that someone who is an expert in one topic (ex. Physicist) can make credible statements about a completely unrelated topic (ex. Medical Advice).

Carl Sagan - "Arguments from authority carry little weight � authorities have made mistakes in...". science, authority, carl-sagan

Carl Sagan - "Arguments from authority carry little weight � authorities have made mistakes in...". science, authority, carl-sagan

The appeal to authority fallacy (a.k.a. argument from authority) is easily one of the most common logical fallacies. This is the fallacy that occurs when you base your claim on the people who agree…

The appeal to authority fallacy (a.k.a. argument from authority) is easily one of the most common logical fallacies. This is the fallacy that occurs when you base your claim on the people who agree…

Argument from authority @ Wikipedia

Argument from authority @ Wikipedia

In this April 18, 1972, file photo, John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, leave a U.S. Immigration hearing in New York City. The argument over President Barack Obama’s legal authority to defer deportations begins 42 years ago with a bit of hashish, a dogged lawyer and, yes, John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Lennon was facing deportation from a Nixon administration eager to disrupt the ex-Beatle’s planned concert tour and voter registration drive. The case hinged on Lennon’s 1968 conviction for…

In this April 18, 1972, file photo, John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, leave a U.S. Immigration hearing in New York City. The argument over President Barack Obama’s legal authority to defer deportations begins 42 years ago with a bit of hashish, a dogged lawyer and, yes, John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Lennon was facing deportation from a Nixon administration eager to disrupt the ex-Beatle’s planned concert tour and voter registration drive. The case hinged on Lennon’s 1968 conviction for…

dictionary of Fallacies  Baculum Consequentiam Hominem Ignorantiam Invidiam Logicam Metum Misericordiam Naturam Nazium Odium Populum Superbium Verecundiam Asserting an Alternative Asserting the Consequent Authority of the Many Appeal to/ Argument from... Authority Celebrity Consequences Envy Fear Force Hatred Ignorance Nature Pity Popularity Pride Page 1 of 129 Argumentum ad...

dictionary of Fallacies

dictionary of Fallacies Baculum Consequentiam Hominem Ignorantiam Invidiam Logicam Metum Misericordiam Naturam Nazium Odium Populum Superbium Verecundiam Asserting an Alternative Asserting the Consequent Authority of the Many Appeal to/ Argument from... Authority Celebrity Consequences Envy Fear Force Hatred Ignorance Nature Pity Popularity Pride Page 1 of 129 Argumentum ad...

Ugh, even if George Washington said this it doesn't make it true.  I'm so sick of these arguments from authority.

Ugh, even if George Washington said this it doesn't make it true. I'm so sick of these arguments from authority.

argument from authority

argument from authority

ARGUMENTS FROM AUTHORITY AND INTIMIDATION SUPPORT VACCINE PROPAGANDA https://blogjob.com/vaccineawarenessblogs/2017/01/15/arguments-from-authority-and-intimidation-support-vaccine-propaganda/

ARGUMENTS FROM AUTHORITY AND INTIMIDATION SUPPORT VACCINE PROPAGANDA https://blogjob.com/vaccineawarenessblogs/2017/01/15/arguments-from-authority-and-intimidation-support-vaccine-propaganda/

Scientific consensus and arguments from authority

Scientific consensus and arguments from authority

Scientific consensus and arguments from authority

Scientific consensus and arguments from authority

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