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Complex question

25 Jul 2008 on Learning

Complex question presupposes a hidden meaning.

types of complex questions include…

  1. loaded question E.g. Are you still beating your wife? 
  2. buttering up E.g. Would you wanna be a nice girl and pack up all your toys? 
  3. Legitimately complex questions (not a fallacy) Who is the Queen of England?
  4. Illegitimately complex question Who is the King of France?
  5. Implied Dilemma (not a fallacy)