False Dilemma: A Systematic Exposition

@article{Tomic2013FalseDA,
  title={False Dilemma: A Systematic Exposition},
  author={Taeda Tomic},
  journal={Argumentation},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={347-368}
}
  • T. Tomic
  • Published 21 January 2013
  • Philosophy
  • Argumentation
False dilemma is a specific form of reasoning: despite the fact that it is based on a deductively valid argument form, it is rightly depicted as fallacy. A systematic exposition of false dilemma is missing in theoretical approaches to fallacies. This article formulates six criteria for a well-grounded exposition of a fallacy, suggesting also a systematic exposition of false dilemma. These criteria can be used to both explain, and categorise, the various false dilemma fallacies. The article… 

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