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Old 07-24-2010, 01:39 AM   #19
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4)inferring causation from correlation
5)Post hoc, ergo propter hoc reasoning


(Aren't items four and five the same?)
I believe there's a subtle difference in that correlation does not need to be chronological in order, whereas post hoc, ergor propter hoc deals with things that are successive in chronology.

Someone correct me if wrong.
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