Is there a name for this fallacy? 

 
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26 November 2018 21:30
 

“i studied psychology, you did not. and therefore i know better…”?

or

“did you read the book? no? then your argument is inadequat.”

many thanks in advance =)

[ Edited: 27 November 2018 01:42 by paiwusli]
 
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26 November 2018 22:44
 
paiwusli - 26 November 2018 09:30 PM

“i studied psychology, you did not. and therefore i know better…”?

or

“did you read the book? no? then your argument is inadequat.”

Yes, except to the people who studied psychology and read the book, they always think they know better even when the don’t.

 
 
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27 November 2018 01:44
 

is there a name for this fallacy? (sry for the imprecise question, i updated the topic title)

 
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27 November 2018 05:29
 

Appeal to authority.

 
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28 November 2018 05:43
 

Like B said, Appeal to authority. I also liked my old professor who called it Detrimental Reliance On Authority.

 
 
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30 November 2018 06:37
 

thank you very much! smile

 
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03 December 2018 19:59
 

Sounds like someone’s arguing with Jordan Peterson fans…