DENYING THE ANTECEDENT

The formal fallacy the denies the antecedent. See affirming the antecedent- affirming the consequent.

DENYING THE ANTECEDENT: "In denying the antecedent such as 'If it raining the ground is wet: It is not raining the ground is dry.' There is no valid conclusion drawn."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DENYING THE ANTECEDENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/denying-the-antecedent/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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