Informal fallacy list

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      Title: Logical Fallacies Practice Quiz Author: Student Last modified by: Student Created Date: 1/10/2012 10:47:00 PM Company: HumbleISD Other titles

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      Triplet – a list of 3 words. Formal and informal register – whether a text is formal or informal. Pathetic fallacy – using the weather to reflect the mood. Personification – giving inanimate objects human characteristics or emotions. Onomatopoeia – sound words. Colloquial language – informal language. Year 8 Challenging terminology

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    • [DOCX File]English

      In contrast, some philosophers, like Richard Robinson (1971) deny that begging the question is fallacious at all. And others characterize begging the question as an “informal” fallacy of reasoning that can only be understood with the aid of epistemic (as opposed to syntactic and semantic) notions.

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    • [DOC File]The Logic Café

      13 Oct: Due: completed informal fallacy list. During class you will email this both to the instructor and to another group. Read: Heinz Dilemma (at end of "Ethics Overview," on website.) Have prepared for discussion: ethical evaluation of Heinz's action, which must be supported by a good argument! Distribute in class: Cathie Mitchell dilemma.

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    • Informal Fallacies | Principles of Public Speaking

      The informal fallacy categories in this document are by no means an exhaustive list. You may also notice that some fallacies seem to fit in multiple categories. Rather than struggling to classify each type of fallacy, focus on recognizing an argument as invalid and taking corrective action.

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      A fallacy is an argument that misleads. It's a "trick" of reasoning. There are two main types of fallacious reasoning: Formal and informal. Formal Fallacies. These are arguments which are fallacious because of bad form. We've already seen an example of this: the Sanchez case. Sanchez stays at her banking job only if she gets a raise.

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    • [DOC File]Logical Fallacies Practice Quiz

      The following list is an attempt to organize some of the common ones. I. Begging the Question (Petitio Principii) This is a general sort of fallacious move which involves pretending a particular point or premise has been granted when it has not. 1) Begging the question: as a particular fallacy is of the form, "p is true, therefore p is true."

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      Man is the highest being on the evolutionary ladder, according to biology. That’s why women are inferior because they are not men. We know that the delicate membranes of the stomach are like the delicate membranes of the eye, and if you want to see what alcohol does to …

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    • [DOC File]Fallacies Worksheet #1

      A cousin of the Post Hoc Fallacy is the “Common Traits Prove Common Cause” Fallacy (I’ll let you come up with the Latin name for this one!). You may have heard about the rumored “curse” on the U.S. Presidency: Presidents elected on years ending in zero die in office. Look at the evidence below: President Election Year Cause of Death*

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    • [DOC File]FALLACIES - APIPA 2010

      Fallacy of the undistributed middle – the middle term in a categorical syllogism is not distributed. [11] Informal fallacies[edit] Main article: Informal fallacy. Informal fallacies – arguments that are fallacious for reasons other than structural (formal) flaws and usually require examination of the argument's content. [12] Argument from ...

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