There is another [mode of error in the employment of arguments of analogy], more properly deserving the name of fallacy; namely, when resemblance in one point is inferred from resemblance in another point, though there is not only no evidence to connect the two circumstances by way of causation, but the evidence tends positively to disconnect them. This is properly the Fallacy of False Analogies. (John Stuart Mill)1 […] et idem indignor quandoque bonus dormitat Homerus. (Horace)2 Even good Homer sometimes nods off, complained Horace. Even great scholars sometimes...
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