Naturalistic Fallacy: Definition & Examples


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The problem with naturalistic fallacies is often described in what way?

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1. How do philosophers view the naturalistic fallacy?

2. An example of a naturalistic fallacy is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet and quiz to test what you know about naturalistic fallacies. Topics you'll need to know include problems with naturalistic fallacies and how philosophers view this fallacy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study assessments will help you to:

  • Identify an example of a naturalistic fallacy
  • Name two elements that an appeal to nature connects
  • Describe the problem used in naturalistic fallacies

Skills Practiced

These skills will be practiced:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the appeal to nature fallacy and what the fallacy attempts to connect
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding problems used in naturalistic fallacies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about naturalistic fallacies

Additional Learning

The lesson called Naturalistic Fallacy: Definition & Examples will help you explore this subject in greater detail. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand controversial fallacy
  • Define naturalistic fallacy
  • Identify the appeal to nature fallacy
  • Clarify an argument