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Which error is this?
#1
Which error is this?
I wasn’t exactly sure which sub forum to put this in. 

Which formal structural error is this? Is it still considered Affirming the Consequent if they’re using negations of p and q in the second premise?

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#2
RE: Which error is this?
(January 1, 2022 at 11:37 pm)LadyForCamus Wrote: I wasn’t exactly sure which sub forum to put this in. 

Which formal structural error is this? Is it still considered Affirming the Consequent if they’re using negations of p and q in the second premise?

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P1 If !p then !q
P2 Q
P3 Therefore p

I don't know what formal structural error this is,. It it's a non sequitur. Even if we accept P1 as true, it does not logically follow.
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#3
RE: Which error is this?
The error is thor, Replace it with FSM and it's factually correct.

Thanks for asking.
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#4
RE: Which error is this?
Sounds like an inverted Modus Tollens, or affirming the consequent.
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#5
RE: Which error is this?
Here's one.

If God did not exist
Religions wouldn't exist.
Religions do exist!
People are stupid Dunno
No God, No fear.
Know God, Know fear.
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#6
RE: Which error is this?
The premise is wrong. Any "logic" after that is wrong. You're pulling our collective legs, right? I've seen you do some logical stunners around here, is why I ask.
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#7
RE: Which error is this?
I suspected that a false premise was the problem here, but, somehow, I had to ask myself “surely that’s not the sole problem here. There has to be a more fundamental problem here.” Unfortunately, it may actually just be that simple. Maybe that’s why the closest thing I could find to an example is ‘an inverted modus tollens.’ The logic itself is sound. The initial premise, however, is invalid and easily deniable.
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#8
RE: Which error is this?
(January 2, 2022 at 12:30 am)Fireball Wrote: The premise is wrong. Any "logic" after that is wrong. You're pulling our collective legs, right? I've seen you do some logical stunners around here, is why I ask.

I’m trying to pin point the structural problem with it since it’s written as a formal deductive argument. I just want to make sure that when I’m calling out a logical error, I’m calling out the correct error. Obviously it’s not sound, lol. 😛
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RE: Which error is this?
(January 2, 2022 at 12:51 am)Rev. Rye Wrote: I suspected that a false premise was the problem here, but, somehow, I had to ask myself “surely that’s not the sole problem here. There has to be a more fundamental problem here.” Unfortunately, it may actually just be that simple. Maybe that’s why the closest thing I could find to an example is ‘an inverted modus tollens.’ The logic itself is sound. The initial premise, however, is invalid and easily deniable.

It appears to be some combination of affirming the consequent and denying the antecedent.  The logic definitely isn’t sound. 😛
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#10
RE: Which error is this?
The logical error is:
I'm not smart, but I am going to pretend I am.
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