Project Logicality | Logical Fallacies: Special Pleading


Special Pleading, also known loosely as "covering your ass by inventing stuff out of thin air," is the making of excuses, euphemistically called "reasons" by those prone to invoke them, also as the ad hoc (or ‘in this’) hypothesis, the fallacy of limited scope, and if invented after the fact, often the case, post-hoc reasoning. …

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