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Fallacies
Dr. Michael C. Labossiere, the author of a Macintosh tutorial named Fallacy Tutorial Pro 3.0, has kindly agreed to allow the text of his work to appear on the Nizkor site, as a Nizkor Feature. It remains © Copyright 1995 Michael C. Labossiere, with distribution restrictions -- please see our copyright notice. If you have questions or comments about this work, please direct them both to the Nizkor webmasters (webmaster@nizkor.org) and to Dr. Other sites that list and explain fallacies include: Constructing a Logical Argument Description of Fallacies In order to understand what a fallacy is, one must understand what an argument is. There are two main types of arguments: deductive and inductive. A fallacy is, very generally, an error in reasoning.

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Fallacies  A fallacy is a kind of error in reasoning. The list of fallacies contains 209 names of the most common fallacies, and it provides brief explanations and examples of each of them. Fallacies should not be persuasive, but they often are. Fallacies may be created unintentionally, or they may be created intentionally in order to deceive other people. The vast majority of the commonly identified fallacies involve arguments, although some involve explanations, or definitions, or other products of reasoning. Sometimes the term "fallacy" is used even more broadly to indicate any false belief or cause of a false belief. Highway patrol gave feds Missouri weapon permits data - Columbia Daily Tribune : News 14 Remaining Thanks for visiting The Columbia Daily Tribune . You're entitled to view 15 free articles every 30 days. Then, if you enjoy our site and want full access, we'll ask you to purchase an affordable subscription. 14 Remaining Thanks for visiting The Columbia Daily Tribune . You're entitled to view 15 free articles every 30 days, and you currently have 14 remaining. Then, if you enjoy our site and want full access, we'll ask you to purchase an affordable subscription.

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3 Ways to Spot Logical Fallacies A fallacy is simply a false or mistaken idea. If you can spot logical flaws, you can save yourself from bad information. This includes defending yourself from politicians, sales people, diet books, doctors, and even your own kids. Guide to Philosophy on the Internet (Suber) Welcome to my collection of online philosophy resources. If you are stuck in a frame, click here to escape. If you are a frequent visitor, press reload or refresh on occasion to be sure that you are viewing the most recent version of the page, not the version cached on your hard drive from your last visit. I've marked recommended sites with a red star . Generally the starred sites are those I've found especially helpful for shortening the search for what one wants, as opposed to outstanding sites in themselves for which one ought to search.

Wiltshire shooting: Solicitor James Ward who was blasted in the head with a sawn-off shotgun as he sat in his office has died after three weeks in hospital Married father-of-three James Ward, 58, died in hospital surrounded by his familyProperty developer Michael Chudleigh had already been charged with attempted murderPolice say they will work with Crown Prosecution Service to ensure charges reflect Mr Ward's death By Helen Lawson Published: 16:32 GMT, 23 July 2012 | Updated: 16:37 GMT, 23 July 2012 A solicitor who was shot in the head at his firm's offices in Devizes has died of his injuries with his family by his side. James Ward, 58, was shot by property developer Michael Chudleigh with a sawn-off shotgun on Monday July 2. Mr Ward, who is the principal solicitor of the Morris, Goddard & Ward firm, suffered life-threatening head injuries and was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital near Bristol.

Operation ARIES! Professors wanted a better way to teach the skills of critical thinking and scientific reasoning, students wanted engagement and video games, the answer: Operation ARIES! Operation ARIES! List of fallacies A fallacy is incorrect argument in logic and rhetoric resulting in a lack of validity, or more generally, a lack of soundness. Fallacies are either formal fallacies or informal fallacies. Formal fallacies[edit] Main article: Formal fallacy Identifying and Understanding the Fallacies Used in Advertising ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.

LABOR - Germany's Air Berlin says will cut 900 jobs BERLIN - Agence France-Presse Germany's number two airline, Air Berlin, said on Tuesday it would slash about 900 jobs or nearly 10 percent of its workforce in a bid to get back in the black after nearly five years of losses.The troubled airline unveiled details of what it called its two-year "Turbine" programme extending across all its business divisions and focusing "on its key markets on the basis of a stringent business model"."'Turbine' has defined initiatives of around 400 million euros ($535 million) by the end of 2014 to achieve a lastingly competitive result," the company said in a statement."The programme covers all areas of operation and relationships with business partners as well. It also involves cutting about 900 jobs in which the possibility of redundancies cannot be excluded."

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