Definition of post hoc in English:
Occurring or done after the event: a post hoc justification for the changes
More example sentences
- The results of my study were negative, and the journal reviewer insists that I perform a post hoc power calculation.
- The above news reports mislead many readers into interpreting correlation as cause; post hoc as propter hoc; speculation as facts.
- Thus, post hoc tests, such as linear contrasts, template correlations, and pairwise comparisons are used.
Latin, literally 'after this'.
post hoc, ergo propter hoc
- After this, therefore resulting from it: used to indicate that a causal relationship has erroneously been assumed from a merely sequential one.Example sentences
- The fallacy of Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc occurs when something is assumed to be the cause of an event merely because it happened before that event.
- The relevant fallacy is post hoc ergo propter hoc.
- When I say that post hoc ergo propter hoc is my favorite fallacy, I mean two things: first, I am a nerd, and second, I love that this simple phrase diagnoses so many logical and scientific missteps.
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