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The attempts, for instance, to disprove the population doctrines of Malthus, have been mostly cases of ignoratio elenchi.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
To deny or ridicule any of these beliefs on physical grounds is to commit the fallacy of ignoratio elenchi.On the Genesis of Species|St. George Mivart
If the argument in the Sophistici Elenchi is good at all, it is good against all Dialectic.
Such is the impressive closing chapter of the Sophistici Elenchi.
It is chiefly in the heat of argument that either Petitio or Ignoratio succeeds.Logic, Inductive and Deductive|William Minto