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post hoc

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  1. post hoc, post hoc ergo propter hocnoun

    the logical fallacy of believing that temporal succession implies a causal relation

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  1. Post hoc

    Post hoc (sometimes written as post-hoc) is a Latin phrase, meaning "after this" or "after the event".

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  1. post hoc

    Post hoc is a Latin term that translates to "after this." In the context of logic and reasoning, it is often used in reference to "post hoc reasoning" or a "post hoc fallacy," in which it is improperly assumed that because one event follows another, the first event caused the second. In general, it refers to an analysis or conclusion made after completing a task or event, often evaluating cause and effect based on chronological order.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of post hoc in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of post hoc in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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