False compromise


 
Name of fallacy False compromise
Aliases Middle ground
Type Inductive Argument, Informal Argument
Description The recommendation of a position because it is a mean between two extremes
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Form 
Treatment Dealt with by denying the usefulness of the principle as a method of discovering the truth. In practice, this can most easily be done by showing that our own view also can be represented as a mean between two extremes.

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