Red herring

21:14 Dec 24, 2018
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Philosophy / Fallacy
English term or phrase: Red herring
• Red herring:attempt by a speaker to distract an audience by deviating from the topic at hand and introducing a separate argument that the speaker believes is easier to speak about
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5chiffon rouge
Alex Grimaldi


  

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red herring
chiffon rouge


Explanation:
In the context of logical fallacies, a red herring fallacy is translated as "chiffon rouge".


    Reference: http://mangouste.org/Articles/Article10/
    https://cortecs.org/materiel/moisissures-argumentatives/#19._La_technique_du_chiffon_rouge_(ou_red_herring,_ou_hareng_fumé)
Alex Grimaldi
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Local time: 13:23
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