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argumentum ad fidem

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  • noun logical fallacy A fallacious argument that asserts the truth of a proposition by an appeal to pious testimony or religious revelation.

Etymologies

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Latin: argūmentum ("argument”, “proof") + ad ("to”, “toward") + fidem (accusative singular of fidēs, “faith”, “belief”) ≈ “appeal to faith”

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