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Questionable cause

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Questionable cause

The questionable cause—also known as causal fallacy, false cause, or non causa pro causa ("non-cause for cause" in Latin)—is a category of informal fallacies in which a cause is incorrectly identified.

Fallacies of questionable cause include:

External links

  • Non causa pro causa in the Fallacy Files by Gary N. Curtis
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