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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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.