Paralogism



[puh-ral-uh-jiz-uh m] /pəˈræl əˌdʒɪz əm/

noun, Logic.
1.
argument violating principles of valid reasoning.
2.
a conclusion reached through such argument.
/pəˈræləˌdʒɪzəm/
noun
1.
(logic, psychol) an argument that is unintentionally invalid Compare sophism
2.
any invalid argument or conclusion

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Paralogize

    [puh-ral-uh-jahyz] /pəˈræl əˌdʒaɪz/ verb (used without object), paralogized, paralogizing. 1. to draw conclusions that do not follow logically from a given set of assumptions.

  • Paralympian

    [par-uh-lim-pik, par-] /ˈpær əˈlɪm pɪk, ˌpær-/ plural noun 1. an international competition for physically disabled athletes. /ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪən/ noun 1. a competitor in the Paralympics



  • Paralympics

    [par-uh-lim-pik, par-] /ˈpær əˈlɪm pɪk, ˌpær-/ plural noun 1. an international competition for physically disabled athletes. /ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks/ plural noun 1. the Paralympics, a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitors Also known as the Parallel Olympics

  • Parainfluenza virus

    parainfluenza virus n. Any of five types of viruses of the genus Paramyxovirus that are associated with various respiratory infections, especially in children.



Disclaimer: Paralogism definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.