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A dictionary of common fallacies

Ward, Philip

A dictionary of common fallacies

by Ward, Philip

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Published by Oleander Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Common fallacies -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Ward.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAZ999 .W37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 303 p. ;
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4278486M
    ISBN 100900891149
    LC Control Number78304328
    OCLC/WorldCa3983829

    The Critical Thinker's Dictionary: Biases, Fallacies, and Illusions and What You Can Do About Them eBook: Robert Carroll: : Kindle Store/5(2). But two fallacies vitiated the "proofs" offered by Alesina and others.: Mais la "démonstration" d'Alesina et de son école est entachée de deux erreurs.: If a person cannot see through the most common logical fallacies, he will unlikely be able to consistently make prudent decisions.: Si une personne ne peut pas démasquer les erreurs logiques les plus fréquentes, il est probable qu'elle ne.

    Abridged edition of: A dictionary of common fallacies. Panama hats, crocodile tears and other common fallacies Item Preview. With these should be compared the Offendicula of Roger Bacon, contained in the Opus maius, pt. i. J. S. Mill discussed the subject in book v. of his Logic, and Jeremy Bentham's Book of Fallacies () contains valuable remarks. See Rd. Whateley's Logic, bk. v.; A. de Morgan, Formal Logic () ; A. Sidgwick, Fallacies () and other textbooks.

    logical fallacies. Logical fallacies are errors that occur in arguments. In logic, an argument is the giving of reasons (called premises) to support some claim (called the conclusion). There are many ways to . Fallacy Summary and Application From the master list of logical fallacies, I have chosen four different fallacies show more content There is obvious difficulty in distinguishing between exaggeration of facts and mere expressions of opinion, and that is why the trail from puffery to fraud is a slippery slope.


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An A-to-Z compendium of almost pages of “facts” that are misleading, oversimplified, exaggerated, or just plain wrong. Long before Wikipedia, The Book of Common Fallacies set out to debunk popular beliefs and set the record straight.

By tracking down the facts and citing experts in a multitude of fields, Philip Ward points out the senseless ideas that we have come to accept as fact/5(11). Long before and Wikipedia, The Book of Common Fallacies set out to debunk popular beliefs and set the record straight.

By tracking down the facts and citing experts in a multitude of fields, Philip Ward points out the senseless ideas that we have come to accept as fact/5(6). A Dictionary of Common Fallacies is filled with Fallacies which are not exactly what I would call "common".

The author attempts to tackle an extremely wide array of subjects - when what he should have done, and what I expected him to do, is explain the various types of fallacies, i.e.

ad hominem or appeal to authority, etc. - a favorite is 1/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2nd ed. Cambridge, England: Oleander Press, © Description. Define fallacies. fallacies synonyms, fallacies pronunciation, fallacies translation, English dictionary definition of fallacies. fallacies 1. A false notion. A statement or an argument based on a false or invalid inference.

Incorrectness of reasoning or belief. Book Overview Long before and Wikipedia, The Book of Common Fallacies set out to debunk popular beliefs and set the record straight. By tracking down the facts and citing experts in a multitude of fields, Philip Ward points out the senseless ideas that we have come to accept as fact.

The core fallacies. Irving Copi’s Introduction to Logic gives a brief explanation of eighteen informal fallacies. Although there is some variation in competing textbooks, Copi’s selection captured what for many was the traditional central, core fallacies.

[] In the main, these fallacies spring from two fountainheads: Aristotle’s Sophistical Refutations and John Locke’s An Essay. Williber Schleuter, well-known in the sector as the former Audi E/E Head, and his co-author, the late Johannes von Stosch, received the "Management Literature Future Prize" awarded by the Bundesverband Deutscher Unternehmer (BVDU, Federal Association of German Entrepreneurs) for their book "The Seven Change Management Fallacies-and how to avoid them" as the Book of the Year.

This book is aimed at newcomers to the field of logical reasoning, particularly those who, to borrow a phrase from Pascal, are so made that they understand best through visuals.

I have selected a small set of common errors in reasoning and visualized them using memorable illustrations that are supplemented with lots of examples.

The hope is that the reader will learn from these pages some of. Although not directly stated, Carol's book is a refreshing reminder that “common sense” should be reexamined, that perhaps we would be better citizens through recognizing fallacies and developing critical thinking, that we might even make better investment decisions, etc.

Hopefully, this book might remedy some of the fallacies which abound /5(26). Fallacy definition, a deceptive, misleading, or false notion, belief, etc.: That the world is flat was at one time a popular fallacy. See more.

The term fallacy has come to be used in a somewhat wider sense than the purely formal one. Informal fallacies are said to occur when statements are ambiguous or vague as to the logical form they represent, or when a multiplicity of meaning is present and the validity of the argument depends on switching meanings of a word or a phrase in midstream.

fallacy: [noun] guile, trickery. deceptive appearance: deception. Historian’s Fallacies: Toward Logic of Historical Thought.

New York, Harper & Row, New York, N.Y. This book contains additional fallacies to those in this article, but they are much less common, and many have obscure names.

Groarke, Leo and C. Tindale, Good Reasoning Matters. 3rd edition, Toronto, Oxford University Press. Logically Fallacious book. Read 38 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

I wish there was some way either in the book or accompanying a web dictionary where I could look up the fallacies by key words and such.

It contains an extensive list of logical fallacies, both common and more obscure, as well as a list of /5. Dictionary of Common Fallacies (Oleander Reference Books) (v. 2) by Ward, Philip. Oleander Press, Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition.

Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. The conscious or habitual use of fallacies as rhetorical devices is prevalent in the desire to persuade when the focus is more on communication and eliciting common agreement rather than on the correctness of the reasoning.

The effective use of a fallacy by an orator may be considered clever, but by the same token, the reasoning of that orator. That said, let me briefly explain some of the most common word-study fallacies seen in preaching, bible studies, and Christian material.

I will be summarizing material from two great books that deal with this issue: Dr. D.A. Carson’s 2nd edition of Exegetical Fallacies, and Dr. Grant Osborn’s book The Hermeneutical Spiral.

Using a dictionary’s limited definition of a term as evidence that term cannot have another meaning, expanded meaning, or even conflicting meaning.

This is a fallacy because dictionaries are a reflection of an abbreviated version of the current accepted usage of a term. Overview. Fallacies are defects that weaken arguments. Fallacious arguments are very common and can be persuasive in common use. They may be even "unsubstantiated assertions that are often delivered with a conviction that makes them sound as though they are proven facts".

Informal fallacies in particular are found frequently in mass media such as television and newspapers. Fallacies are all around us. Every time we turn on a TV, or a radio, or pick up a newspaper, we see or hear ing toa fallacy is defined as a false notion, a statement or an argument based on a false or invalid inference, incorrectness of reasoning or belief; erroneousness, or the quality of being deceptive ().In an era when truth can be hard to track down, The Book of Common Fallacies debunks a wide variety of popular beliefs and set the record straight.

By carefully researching the facts and citing experts in a multitude of fields, Philip Ward points out the senseless ideas that we have come to accept as fact.