Flaw Practice – School Board
- Jan 01, 2020
- Question of the Day
- Reviewed by: Matt Riley
Identify the flaw in the argument: “The school board is very inefficient. Therefore, each of its members must be inefficient.”
This is a whole-to-part compositional fallacy. Remember that something as a whole is different from each of its constituent parts. So, a premise about something as a whole cannot support a conclusion about one or all of its parts.
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