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A Beginner's Guide to Logical Fallacy. 10 Commandments of Logic. Climate Graphics by Skeptical Science. Uploads by SkepticalScience. 20 fallacie logiche da conoscere per vincere un dibattito linguistico. Logical Fallacies: The Fallacy Files. Common fallacies. Fallacy List. 1.

Fallacy List

FAULTY CAUSE: (post hoc ergo propter hoc) mistakes correlation or association for causation, by assuming that because one thing follows another it was caused by the other. example: A black cat crossed Babbs' path yesterday and, sure enough, she was involved in an automobile accident later that same afternoon. example: The introduction of sex education courses at the high school level has resulted in increased promiscuity among teens.

A recent study revealed that the number of reported cases of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) was significantly higher for high schools that offered courses in sex education than for high schools that did not. Taxonomy of the Logical Fallacies. Perfect solution fallacy. By Tim Harding “The perfect is the enemy of the good.” — Voltaire.

Perfect solution fallacy

Petit guide exhaustif des biais cognitifs – Buster Benson. J’ai passé de nombreuses années à consulter la liste Wikipedia des biais cognitifs chaque fois que j’ai eu le pressentiment qu’une forme de pensée était un biais cognitif « officiel » mais que je ne m’en rappellais pas en détail. Cela a toujours été une référence inestimable pour m’aider à identifier les failles cachées de mon propre raisonnement. 25 biais cognitifs qui nuisent à la pensée rationnelle. Les biais cognitifs sont des formes de pensée qui dévient de la pensée logique ou rationnelle et qui ont tendance à être systématiquement utilisées dans diverses situations.

25 biais cognitifs qui nuisent à la pensée rationnelle

Logically Fallacious. Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies. Fallacie logiche, fallacies, fallacie. - Presentazione: principali fallacie. Whataboutism. While Whataboutism has long served as a tool for Soviet (and now Russian) propagandists, it has now become entrenched in American political discourse.


It is, as noted by comedian John Oliver, a beloved tool of Fox News and President Trump. Whataboutism is a variant of the classic ad hominem tu quoque fallacy. The reality dissection fallacy – ART + marketing. Common belief tells us that language carries the meaning in order to communicate.

The reality dissection fallacy – ART + marketing

Like a boat would carry merchandise. Wrong. Love doesn’t mean anything. Sky doesn’t mean anything. Meaning doesn’t mean anything. What do you mean? L’argomento del minotauro o anche dell’essenzialismo psicologico. Quando l’incompetenza è inconsapevole - Annamaria Testa. La fallace inversione dell'onere della prova. La strada per l’inferno è lastricata di mattoni gialli. Utopia Razionale: 10 argomentazioni (controvertibili) che provano l'esistenza di Dio. Bulles, biais et filtres informationnels. Reason. Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed. Our minds set up many traps for us. Unless we’re aware of them, these traps can seriously hinder our ability to think rationally, leading us to bad reasoning and making stupid decisions. Features of our minds that are meant to help us may, eventually, get us into trouble.

Here are the first 5 of the most harmful of these traps and how to avoid each one of them. 1. The Anchoring Trap: Over-Relying on First Thoughts “Is the population of Turkey greater than 35 million? 10 Problems With How We Think. By Ross Pomeroy By nature, human beings are illogical and irrational.

10 Problems With How We Think

For most of our existence, survival meant thinking quickly, not methodically. The Just World Theory. The Just World Theory By Claire Andre and Manuel Velasquez Afterwards, they said that the 22-year-old woman was bound to attract attention.

The Just World Theory

She was wearing a white lace miniskirt, a green tank top, and no underwear. Research Shows That the Smarter People Are, the More Susceptible They Are to Cognitive Bias. Editors’ Note: The introductory paragraphs of this post appeared in similar form in an October, 2011, column by Jonah Lehrer for the Wall Street Journal.

Research Shows That the Smarter People Are, the More Susceptible They Are to Cognitive Bias

We regret the duplication of material. Here’s a simple arithmetic question: A bat and ball cost a dollar and ten cents. The bat costs a dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? The vast majority of people respond quickly and confidently, insisting the ball costs ten cents. For more than five decades, Daniel Kahneman, a Nobel Laureate and professor of psychology at Princeton, has been asking questions like this and analyzing our answers. Why We Believe Our Own Lies. 0 Share Synopsis The power of cognitive dissonance in our daily lives.

Why People "Fly from Facts" “There was a scientific study that showed vaccines cause autism.”

Why People "Fly from Facts"

“Actually, the researcher in that study lost his medical license, and overwhelming research since then has shown no link between vaccines and autism.” “Well, regardless, it’s still my personal right as a parent to make decisions for my child.” Does that exchange sound familiar: a debate that starts with testable factual statements, but then, when the truth becomes inconvenient, the person takes a flight from facts. As public debate rages about issues like immunization, Obamacare, and same-sex marriage, many people try to use science to bolster their arguments. Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought.

Humans The human mind is a wonderful thing.

Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought

The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking. Carl Sagan (November 9, 1934–December 20, 1996) was many things — a cosmic sage, voracious reader, hopeless romantic, and brilliant philosopher. The bullet hole misconception. On escaping the present to invent the future this is an extended text version of a talk i gave at voxxed days belgrade in october 2017 and a sequel to my previous talk, the lost medium. feel free to share it and if you have a question, feedback or critique i'd love to hear from you! Good morning. When I flew over to give this talk, I wasn't worried about my plane falling out of the sky, not even after several high-profile plane crashes in recent months and years. But accidents do play on the minds of anyone who is scared of flying. Tim Harding's writings on rationality, informal logic and skepticism.

A List Of Fallacious Arguments. Attacking the person instead of attacking his argument. For example, "Von Daniken's books about ancient astronauts are worthless because he is a convicted forger and embezzler. " (Which is true, but that's not why they're worthless.) Fallacies. Dr. Rhetoric & Fallacies. Rhetological Fallacies. Logical Fallacies.

Dieci errori concettuali in materia di libero arbitrio. Lo abbiamo o non lo abbiamo? Il post di John Horgan sul libero arbitrio - un concetto da sempre al centro di polemiche - ha riaperto la discussione. La risposta positiva e ottimistica di Horgan, per esempio, non ha convinto la fisica teorica Sabine Hossenfelder. Che spiega perché l'esistenza del libero arbitrio è incompatibile con le nostre attuali conoscenze della natura. E perché il timore che la sua assenza apra le porte a una deresponsabilizzazione morale delle persone è infondato, e si basa su una serie di errori concettualidi Sabine Hossenfelder. Logic. Home - Keys on logic. An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments.

The Adventures of Fallacy Man. Oversimplification and Exaggeration Fallacies. Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - The Life of a Puppet. How to Disagree. Anti-pattern. Culto del cargo.