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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How many high-school graduates have heard of "post hoc ergo propter hoc," i.
I am aware that post hoc ergo propter hoc is a classical fallacy, but there is surely some connection between such a major American defeat and the encouragement of our enemies.
Post hoc ergo propter hoc [Latin for 'after this, therefore because of this'].
One of the most frequent errors results from post hoc ergo propter hoc reasoning.
It is tempting to see in the first part of The French Idea of History the working out of one large post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy.
Instead, they prove the logical fallacy of the phrase, post hoc ergo propter hoc - after this, therefore because of this.
Wills' thesis about the modern presidency after the Bomb, therefore because of the Bomb rests on a post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy.
Wills's thesis about the modern presidency--after the bomb, therefore because of the bomb--rests on a post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy.
Los latinos solian decir post hoc ergo propter hoc, o sea: "lo que viene despues es causado por lo que antecede".
It's a false post hoc ergo propter hoc (a belief that a happening that follows another happening must be the result of the preceding action) argument to claim that deflation created the Japanese depression.
The question mark after the word "protofascist" warmed this reader's heart because it signaled that familiar struggle with the post hoc ergo propter hoc dilemma that anyone who has conjured with ideological morass of the late nineteenth century experiences; that is, is it "proto" because we know what happened?
To assume that any change is caused by the mandate falls into the trap of post hoc ergo propter hoc.