Identify a variety of false premises, including those involving categorical claims (e.g., all mammals are human beings). 0801.5.10
Links verified on 9/8/2014
- The Concept of Validity - mini lesson
- Don't Throw Away That Junk Mail! - lesson plan; students to identify all the techniques used in junk mail to attract and hold the reader's attention that they can think of.
- Invalid (false premises, true conclusion) - easy to understand explanation
- Logical Fallacies - article with examples - Fallacies can be either illegitimate arguments or irrelevant points, and are often identified because they lack evidence that supports their claim
- Some Common Fallacies - brief list of some of the more common fallacies, along with illustrations of them
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