post hoc ergo propter hoc

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: hoc ergo propter hoc - the logical fallacy of believing that temporal succession implies a causal relation
logical fallacy - a fallacy in logical argumentation
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An additional post hoc fallacy was committed when she assumed that a dog's change in status was due specifically to her remedy because the change in condition followed feeding the remedy chronologically (regardless of how long that time period was and ignoring the effects of other treatments that a dog may have been receiving).
Leuchtenburg rejects the post hoc fallacy, however, declaring, "It was not at all clear.
This argument could be identified as a logical fallacy known as a post hoc fallacy.