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Logical Fallacies: Arguments, Reasoning, and the Fallacy
Fallacies are defects in an argument that cause it to be invalid, unsound, or weak. In a deductive argument, the existence of a fallacy means that the argument is ...
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What is a Fallacy? Understanding Defective Arguments
Fallacies can be separated into two general groups: formal and informal. A formal fallacy is a defect which can be identified merely by looking at the logical ...
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Logical Fallacies: Alphabetical Index
Logical Fallacies FAQ - what sorts of fallacies are there and how do they work? This is an alphabetical index of all the fallacies cataloged and explained on this ...
http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/skepticism/blfaq_fall_index_alpha.htm
Top 12 Logical Fallacies - Examples and Discussions
For those who need a little refresher, here are 12 of the most common informal logical fallacies.
http://grammar.about.com/od/rhetoricstyle/a/Top-12-Logical-Fallacies.htm
Logical Fallacy: Definition and Examples of Informal Fallacies
Clinical psychologist Rian McMullin expands this definition: "Logical fallacies are unsubstantiated assertions that are often delivered with a conviction that ...
http://grammar.about.com/od/il/g/logicfalterm.htm
Non Sequitur - Definition and Examples - Grammar & Composition
A non sequitur is a fallacy in which a conclusion does not follow logically from what preceded it.
http://grammar.about.com/od/mo/g/nonseqterm.htm
Stacking the Deck - Definition and Examples of a Logical Fallacy
Stacking the deck is a fallacy in which evidence that supports an opposing argument is simply rejected or ignored.
http://grammar.about.com/od/rs/g/stackingthedeckterm.htm
Fallacy - Definition and Examples of Logical Fallacies
Typically, bad reasoning is characterized by falling into one or more of the classically compiled logical fallacies. A logical fallacy is simply a failure of logic.
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Definition of Name-Calling - Logical Fallacies
A fallacy that uses emotionally loaded terms to influence an audience.
http://grammar.about.com/od/mo/g/namecallterm.htm
poisoning the well - definition and examples - logical fallacies
A logical fallacy (a type of ad hominem argument) in which a person attempts to place an opponent in a position from which he or she is unable to reply.
http://grammar.about.com/od/pq/g/poisoningwellterm.htm
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