Distinction Without a Difference, by Wikipedia

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Distinction Without a Difference, by Wikipedia

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Distinction without a difference
by Wikipedia
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A distinction without a difference is a type of logical fallacy where an author or speaker attempts to describe a distinction between two things although no difference exists.[1] It is particularly used when a word or phrase has connotations associated with it that one party to an argument prefers to avoid.

References

1. Martinich, A. P. (1996). Philosophical Writing: An Introduction. Blackwell Publishing. p. 99.
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