Argument from force
 OverviewAn argument from force is an argument where the threat of force is given as a justification for the truth of a conclusion.
It is a specific case of the negative form of an appeal to consequences.
 Other Names
- Argumentum ad baculum (Latin: "argument to the cudgel" or "appeal to the stick")
- Appeal to force
- Might makes right
 Related Pages
- The argument from force is often used in carrot-and-stick negotiation.