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  Appeal to flattery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Appeal to flattery is a logical fallacy in which a person uses flattery in an attempt to win support for his side.
Flattery is often used to hide the true intent of an idea or proposal.
Appeal to flattery is a specific kind of appeal to emotion.
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 Encyclopedia: Appeal to emotion
An appeal to fear (also called argumentum ad metum or argumentum in terrorem) is a logical fallacy in which a person attempts to create support for their idea by playing on existing fears and prejudices.
An appeal to pity (also called argumentum ad misericordiam) is a logical fallacy in which someone tries to win support for their argument or idea by exploiting their opponents feelings of pity or guilt.
Appeal to spite (also called argumentum ad odium) is a logical fallacy in which someone attempts to win favor for an argument by exploiting existing feelings of bitterness or spite in the opposing party.
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 Fallacy List
Argumentum ad Populum (appeal to popularity): Appeal to the Majority (Argumentum ad Populum): The appeal to a large percentage of a population or group is used as evidence for the belief that a position is true.
Appeal to Pity (Argumentum ad Misericordiam) (IR): Appeal to Emotion: An appeal to the emotions of a person or group to whom an argument is directed.
Appeal to Ignorance (Argumentum ad Ignorantiam) (IR) The simplest form of this argument is to claim that because there is no evidence against a position, it must be true; or, conversely, to claim that since there is no evidence for a position, it must be false.
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 appeal
An appeal is the act or fact of challenging a judicially cognizable and binding decision to a higher judicial authority.
In an appeal from a decision in a judicial proceeding, both appellant and respondent are bound to base their arguments wholly on the proceedings and body of evidence as they were presented in the lower proceeding.
In order for the appeal to succeed, the appellant must prove that the lower court committed reversible error that is, an impermissible action by the court acted to cause a result that was unjust, and which would not have resulted had the court acted properly.
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 Critical Thinking, Thoughtful Writing- Quick Reference Tools
appeal to authority  A type of fallacious thinking in which the argument is intended to persuade through the appeal to various authorities with legitimate expertise in the area in which they are advising.
appeal to flattery  A source of fallacious reasoning designed to influence the thinking of others by appealing to their vanity as a substitute for providing relevant evidence to support a point of view.
appeal to ignorance  An argument in which the person offering the conclusion calls upon his or her opponent to disprove the conclusion.  If the opponent is unable to do so, then the conclusion is asserted to be true.
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 classical rhetoric emotive appeals
In many instances, the claim asserted under an appeal to emotion is concealed to some extent, where an audience is being urged to take some action based on the claim.
An appeal to flattery substitutes praise for evidence of an assertion - a person is plied with flattery to make them amenable to accepting a proposition.
The appeal to spite involves an attempt to generate animosity over a claim in place of genuine evidence against the argument.
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 Appeal to flattery -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Appeal to flattery -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Appeal to flattery is a (A fallacy in logical argumentation) logical fallacy in which a person uses flattery in an attempt to win support for his side.
Appeal to flattery is a specific kind of (additional info and facts about appeal to emotion) appeal to emotion.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ap/appeal_to_flattery.htm   (109 words)

  
 Emotion Appeal
Without an appeal to peoples' emotions, it is often difficult to get them to take action or to perform at their best.
On this view, in an Appeal to Popularity the claim is accepted because most people approve of the claim.
In the case of an Appeal to Emotion the claim is accepted because the individual approves of the claim because of the emotion of approval he feels in regards to the claim.
www.animalliberationfront.com /Philosophy/Debating/Logic/appeal-to-emotion.html   (1076 words)

  
 Iowa Unemployment Insurance Appeals Decisions - FLATTERY V. CENTRAL IOWA OB-GYN SPECIALIST - Date- 05-07-2004 - Appeal ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The appeal period will be extended to the next business day if the last day to appeal falls on a weekend or a legal holiday.
If you wish to be represented by a lawyer, you may obtain the services of either a private attorney or one whose services are paid for with public funds.
It is important that you file your claim as directed, while this appeal is pending, to protect your continuing right to benefits.
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 Advertisements - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Appeal to emotion Various techniques relating to manipulating emotion are used to get people to buy a product.
Appeals to pity are often used by charitable organizations and appeals to fear are often used in public service messages and products, such as alarm systems or anti-bacterial spray, which claim protection from an outside source.
Finally, appeals to spite are often used in advertising aimed at younger demographics.
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 Appeal to Flattery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The argument attempts to persuade by flattering the person to be persuaded, implying that the flattery is deserved because he or she accepts the position being supported.
The fallacy of Appeal to Flattery mimics this situation in which a reasoner praises his listener for correctly following and agreeing with a complex logical argument.
However, in the fallacy of Appeal to Flattery, only the praise is still present.
www.cuyamaca.edu /bruce.thompson/Fallacies/flattery.asp   (315 words)

  
 Critical Thinking, Thoughtful Writing- Glossary
appeal to ignorance An argument in which the person offering the conclusion calls upon his or her opponent to disprove the conclusion.
appeal to personal attack A fallacy that occurs when the issues of the argument are ignored and focus is instead directed to the personal qualities of the person making the argument in an attempt to discredit the argument.
appeal to tradition A misguided way of reasoning that argues that a practice or way of thinking is “better” or “right” simply because it is older, traditional, or has “always been done that way.
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 Appeal to emotion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Appeal to emotion is a logical fallacy wherein the arguer (who is using this fallacy) takes advantage of emotion to prove his or her argument.
Many other fallacies often, but not necessarily, constitute themselves or overlap an appeal to emotion.
Two wrongs make a right (if arguing for revenge)
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 Logical Fallacies: Emotional Appeals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Appeal to Force — using force to gain a favorable response.
Appeal to Pity — preying upon the audience’s sympathy to solicit a favorable response.
Appeal to Reward — using a reward to tempt the audience into a favorable response.
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 ESGS Logical Fallacies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Appeal to Pity (ad misericordiam), Appeal to Flattery, Appeal to Humor/Ridicule, Appeal to Spite: the reader is persuaded to agree by pity//flattery/humour/ridicule/spite
Appeal to Popularity/Belief (ad populum, ad numerum), Appeal to Common Practice: a proposition is argued to be true because it is widely held to be true/widely believed/widely practiced as a justification for the exemption
Appeal to Authority (ad verecundiam): the authority is not an expert in the field, or experts in the field disagree, or the authority was joking, drunk, etc. A special form of it is:
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 Appeal to flattery - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Appeal to flattery - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This page was last modified 16:42, 31 Mar 2005.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Appeal to flattery contains research on
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 enlightenment: The Logic and Validity of Emotional Appeal in Classical Greek Rhetorical Theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
(464c6-9) Socrates says that "Having no thought for what is best, she [flattery] regularly uses pleasure as a bait to catch folly and deceives it into believing that she is of supreme worth." (464d2-4) Rhetoric is a form of flattery, and flattery uses pleasure to achieve its ends.
So there are two parts to flattery: appeal to pleasure and appeal in the context of ignorance.
Thus rhetoric is already known to match both criteria of flattery, appeal to pleasure and appeal in the context of ignorance, before Socrates lays out his model of flattery and the true arts of bodily and spiritual health.
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 Appeal to Flattery
Appeal to Audience (or Flattery) — inflating the audience’s ego in order to solicit a favorable response.
Similarly, speakers also resort to flattery to gain one’s support.
Kind words, handshakes, and flag-waving might win the heart of some, but the audience needs to ask at some point, “Where is the substance?” The writer may make us feel pleased with our selves, our possessions, our achievements, and our heritage.
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But the insinuation that libertarianism has "within it" fallacious arguments is itself the fallacy of amphiboly: if it means that fallacies are essential to libertarianism, it is begging the question; if not, it is argumentum ad logicam.
This false analogy of libertarianism to fundamentalist appeal to authority (of the Bible) reinforces the insinuation above of intolerance.
I hate it when a net.opponent trots out some bit of tired US history as a most holy of holies, not to be questioned." The US Constitution is irrelevant to Canadians; it does not follow that the intent of those who drafted and ratified the Constitution is irrelevant to its construction.
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 Appeal to emotion -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Appeal to emotion -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Appeal to emotion is a (A fallacy in logical argumentation) logical fallacy wherein the arguer (who is using this fallacy) takes advantage of (Any strong feeling) emotion to prove his or her argument.
This is a type of (Any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue) red herring.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ap/appeal_to_emotion.htm   (249 words)

  
 Argumentation
Guilt by Association: a person rejects a claim simply because it is pointed out that people he/she dislikes accept the claim.
Appeal to Authority: the person in question is not a legitimate authority on the subject.
Begging the Question: the premises include the claim that the conclusion is true or (directly or indirectly) assume that the conclusion is true.
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 Logical fallacy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Appeal to authority (also called argumentum ad verecundiam or argument by authority)
Appeal to fear (also called argumentum ad metum or argumentum in terrorem)
Appeal to tradition (also called argumentum ad antiquitatem or appeal to common practice)
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 Consequences Appeal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Description of Appeal to Consequences of a Belief
The Appeal to the Consequences of a Belief is a fallacy that comes in the following patterns:
X is true because if people did not accept X as being true then there would be negative consequences.
www.animalliberationfront.us /Philosophy/Debating/Logic/appeal-to-consequences.html   (420 words)

  
 Coca-Cola Essay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Robert Seaver scintillatingly responds to Ira C. Herbert of Coca-Cola with the more appealing and attractive attack using sarcastic tone, reliable counter facts, and an appeal to ridicule to grab even more attention and allies to his side.
In Seaver’s format of rhetorical strategy, he adds an appeal to flattery to emphasize his sarcasm.
Seaver sarcastic flattery and supported evidence appeals more allies to his argument opposed to Herbert’s factual, self-righteous, accusatory argument.
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 logical fallacies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is quite impossible for me to respond to all the charitable appeals that are made to me.
(flattery and envy) -- To use highly explosive or emotional words in the hope of substituting feeling for logical thinking.
But to support an argument with an image or story that evokes an emotion such as pity is a time-honored method of persuasion, called Pathos by Aristotle.
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 Ebay Boat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This decision is currently (November, 2004) under com ebay appeal.
With this act of parliament, Australian law was made unequivocally the law in the nation, and the High Court of Australia was confirmed as the single highest court of appeal.
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 Daniel M. Hendricks :: Appeal to Flattery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
An Appeal to Flattery is a fallacy of the following form:
The basic idea behind this fallacy is that flattery is presented in the place of evidence for accepting a claim.
This is especially clear in a case like this: "My Bill, that is a really nice tie.
www.danhendricks.com /articles/Other%20Authors/Logical%20Fallacies/appeal-to-flattery.aspx   (204 words)

  
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If appropriate proportions of three primary discount cigarette pigments are mixed, the result reflects so little light as to be called "fl".
Apart from artistic expression intended to provoke an free cigarette emotional reaction (which are usually for associative purposes, or to relax or excite the viewer), three common argumentative appeals to emotion in product advertising are wishful thinking, appeal to flattery, and appeal to ridicule.
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 flattery - OneLook Dictionary Search
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Flattery : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
Phrases that include flattery: cape flattery, flattery cape, self flattery, appeal to flattery
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 chaucer8.html
The role played by flattery in the fox's speech to Chauntecleer appeals to his vainglory in exactly the same way that the guardian angel's presence plays to St. Cecile's sense of her own special state of grace in God's plan.
Both, however, can be said to rest on the foundation of essentially the same appeal of flattery to the tendency or existence of vainglory in human consciousness.
Being distracted by Pertelote's appeal, Chauntecleer becomes susceptible to the threat represented by the fox, even though he was forewarned by his dream.
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 Cigarette Boat
People who live in the USA are "Americans" cigarette boat and almost all Americans want to be called "Americans" and virtually everyone calls them "Americans".
Apart from artistic expression intended to provoke an emotional reaction (which are usually for associative purposes, or buy cheap cigarette to relax or excite the viewer), three common argumentative appeals to emotion in product advertising are wishful thinking, appeal to flattery, and appeal to ridicule.
Various cigarette boat techniques relating to manipulating emotion are used to get people to buy a product.
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