Presumption

burden of proof - elvis lives

Burden of Proof

Asserting the burden of proof lies not with the person making the claim, but with someone else to…

false cause

False Cause

Presuming that a real or perceived relationship between things means that one is the cause of the other….

slippery slope

Slippery Slope

Asserting that if we allow A to happen, then Z will consequently happen too, therefore A should not…

special pleading

Special Pleading

When a proposition which requires proof is assumed without proof Put simply, begging the question is a baseless…

begging the question

Circular Reasoning

A circular argument in which the conclusion is included in the premise. Commonly known as circular logic, this…

false equivalence - race hounds

False Equivalence

Describing a situation where there is a logical and apparent equivalence, but when in fact there is none….