Existential fallacy

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An Existential fallacy is a type of logical fallacy when the existence of a thing is implied, when it otherwise shouldn't from the premises.

Formal Construction

  1. All S are P
  2. Some P are S

Examples

  • Example 1
  1. All leprechauns are people
  2. Thus, some people are leprechauns
  • Example 2
  1. All answered prayers would come from a god
  2. Thus, some answered prayers do come from a god
  • Example 3
  1. God is love
  2. Some love is God
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