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Fallacy of Inconsistency

December 12th, 2009

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Fallacy of Inconsistency

classification : informal – non sequitur

Where something inconsistent, self-contradictory or self-defeating is presented.

Examples
Yogi Berra quote: “Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.”

Foundations

Asserts more than one proposition such that the propositions cannot all be true. Arguing from inconsistent statements, or to conclusions that are inconsistent with the premises.

Other Names

tu quoque

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