Homunculus fallacy


 
Name of fallacy Homunculus fallacy
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Type Deductive Argument, Formal Argument
Description Where a "middle-man" is used for explanation. Example: Vision is like a a 'little man' or 'homunculus' inside the brain 'looking at' the movie. But how does the little man's vision work?
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Treatment Show that the argument contains no additional useful information, it is regressive and the original question still remains unanswered.

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