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  1. proof by example(Noun)

    A logical fallacy consisting of providing one or more examples as a proof of a more general statement.

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  1. Proof by example

    Proof by example is a logical fallacy whereby one or more examples are claimed as "proof" for a more general statement. This fallacy has the following structure, and argument form: Structure: Argument form: The following example demonstrates why this is a logical fallacy: The flaw in this argument is very evident, but arguments of the same form can sometimes seem somewhat convincing, as in the following example:


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