FORMAL FAL

a term used when involving a violation of a principle that is in formal logic. It is either affirming the consequent or denying the antecedent. It is a mistaken idea.

FORMAL FAL: "A formal fallacy is a mistaken idea."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FORMAL FAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/formal-fallacy/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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