post hoc ergo propter hoc


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Noun1.post 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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One of the most frequent errors results from post hoc ergo propter hoc reasoning.
To assume that any change is caused by the mandate falls into the trap of post hoc ergo propter hoc.
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