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All fair guys are playboys. All playboys are rich. Therefore all fair guys are rich.
A. Fallacy of affirming the consequent
B. Modus ponens
C. Modus Tollens
D. Hypothetical syllogism

This question is part of Critical Thinking - Syllogism and Fallacies
Asked by Damzinium, Last updated: Feb 25, 2020

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Kelvin Richard Owusu

Kelvin Richard Owusu

Answered May 02, 2018

I think the answer shoukd be a chain argument rather than a hypothetical syllogism

because the chain argument uses tgis pattern which is

If A then B

If B then C

therefore If A then C

and this question follows the same pattern

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Damzinium

Damzinium

Answered Feb 28, 2018

Hypothetical syllogism

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