fallacy of composition

noun Logic.

the fallacy of inferring that a property of parts or members of a whole is also a property of the whole (opposed to fallacy of division).

Nearby words

  1. falla,
  2. falla, manuel de,
  3. fallacious,
  4. fallaciously,
  5. fallacy,
  6. fallacy of division,
  7. fallacy of many questions,
  8. fallal,
  9. fallback,
  10. fallboard

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