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Fake Precision Fallacy

November 28th, 2009

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Fake Precision Fallacy

classification : informal – fallacies of vagueness

Occurs when an argument treats information as more precise than it really is.


When imprecise information contained in the premises must be taken as precise in order to adequately support the conclusion.


Other Names

Fake Precision
False Precision
Misplaced Precision
Spurious Accuracy

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