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pa·ral·o·gism
/pəˈraləˌjizəm/
noun
a piece of illogical or fallacious reasoning, especially one which appears superficially logical or which the reasoner believes to be logical.

Paralogism definition, argument violating principles of valid reasoning. See more.
paralogism (plural paralogisms) A fallacious argument or illogical conclusion, especially one committed by mistake, or believed by the speaker to be logical. English · Noun
Generally, any fallacy or error in reasoning. In Kant, the four paralogisms of pure reason attempt to show (i) that the soul is a substance; (ii) that it is not an ...
Mar 6, 2017 · Paralogism is a term in logic and rhetoric for a fallacious or defective argument or conclusion. In the field of rhetoric, in particular, paralogism is generally regarded as a type of sophism or pseudo-syllogism.
paralogism definition: reasoning contrary to the rules of logic; faulty argumentOrigin of paralogismMiddle French paralogisme from Late Latin paralogismus from ...
What does paralogism mean? paralogism is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as A piece of illogical or fallacious reasoning, especially one​ ...
Paralogism definition: an argument that is unintentionally invalid | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.
'In logic, a line of reasoning (also known as a paralogism) may seem valid but is not.' Synonyms. fallacious argument, sophism, fallacy, quibble. View synonyms ...
a method or process of reasoning which contradicts logical rules or formulas, especially the use of a faulty syllogism (the formal fallacy). — paralogist, n.