— 11 — Fallacies

Fallacies
TFY C9.
Fallacies: What’s a Faulty Argument?

see also:    PCT Ch. 5: Fallacies and Persuaders

Chapter Summary

Chapter Nine Fallacies

This chapter will teach you about the names and meanings of nine fallacies. Fallacies may be accidental or intentional; many are amusing, all are manipulative; each sidesteps the work of constructing a fair and well-reasoned argument. Multiple examples and exercises will teach you how to recognize a number of basic fallacies and understand why they are fallacious. The chapter concludes with an excerpt for your analysis of Richard Nixon’s famous “Checkers” speech.

Glossary
Chapter 9
Appeal to Bandwagon This fallacy seeks to persuade by appealing to the wisdom of the momentum of a popular opinion.
Appeal to False Authority This fallacy seeks to persuade by citing fake, questionable, or inappropriate authority.
Appeal to Fear This fallacy seeks to persuade by arousing fear that clouds rationality.
Appeal to Pity This fallacy seeks to persuade by arousing pity.
Circular Reasoning This fallacy assumes what it is supposed to prove by reasserting the conclusion, sometimes in different words, as though this conclusion needed no supporting reasons.
Fallacy A fallacy is a deceptive invalid argument that can may appear valid.
Personal Attack This fallacy attacks a person’s character without addressing the issue at hand.
Pointing to Another Wrong This fallacy distracts attention from an admitted wrongdoing by claiming that similar actions went unnoticed and unpunished.
Poisoning the Well This fallacy seeks to prejudice others against a person, group or idea so that their arguments will not be heard and judged on their own merits.
Red Herring This fallacy distracts attention away from the lack of proof for a claim by raising irrelevant issues.
Straw man
This fallacy misrepresents or caricatures an opponent’s position, then refutes the false replica created.

Fallacies
– Deductive and Inductive Reasoning and Fallacies – SlideShare 38

Fallacies
– Partial List

Fallacies
– Senator Richard Nixon’s Checkers Speech

Fallacies
— Latin and Common Names

Fallacies
— What

Fallacies
from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP)

Fallacies
in Thinking

Fallacies
of Weak Induction Video 19m

Fallacies
of Weak Inductive Arguments

Fallacies
of Weak Inductive Arguments Video

Fallacies
Taxonomy Link

Fallacies
Videos

Fallacies
with Examples Article

Fallacies:
Ad Hominem Fallacy

Fallacies:
Band Wagon

Fallacies:
Circular Reasoning

Fallacies:
Logical Fallacies in Arguments

Fallacies:
Red Herring Fallacy

Fallacies:
Slippery Slope

Fallacies:
Straw Figure Fallacy

Fallacies:
Appeal to Hypocrisy

Fallacy
– Trump 15 in 3 Minutes Video

Fallacy
Project: Real World Examplses

Fallacies from Various Sources Video

Fallacy
Types Map

Fallacy
Video – Mean Girls