Continue to explore logical fallacies (e.g., appeal to fear, personal attack, false dilemma, false analogy) in a variety of texts. 0801.5.12
Links verified on 5/3/2010
- 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.
- 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
- Top 20 Logical Fallacies - definitions and explanations from The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
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