heterozetesis definition

  • noun:
    • In logic, the fallacy of ignoration of elench, which consists in replying to an argument unlike what the opponent has actually advanced, or in disproving something which the adversary has not preserved.
    • The confusion of just what you have actually proved with an unusual idea; the opinion that certain features proved just what you've got maybe not shown: a fault of logic significantly the same as an ignoratio elenchi.
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