Syllogistic fallacy

Syllogistic fallacy

Syllogistic fallacies are logical fallacies that occur in syllogisms. They include:

"Any syllogism type (other than polysyllogism and disjunctive):"
*fallacy of four terms

"Occurring in categorical syllogisms:"
*affirmative conclusion from a negative premise
*existential fallacy
*fallacy of exclusive premises
*fallacy of the undistributed middle
*illicit major
*illicit minor
*fallacy of necessity

"Occurring in disjunctive syllogisms:"
*affirming a disjunct

"Occurring in statistical syllogisms (dicto simpliciter fallacies):"
*converse accident

External links

* [ Fallacy files: Syllogistic fallacy]

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