Literature Review 2: Rhetological Fallacies
- David McCandless
- An infographic covering different logical fallocies
- Published April 2012, according to the graphic
- Located here.
- The Gist
- People often think “arguing” is “angrily throwing information at another person”. A rhetological fallacy is essentially an error in reasoning; it’s an “argument” that can’t properly sustain itself due to faulty logic.
- The Good
- Covers a large number of fallacies
- Groups the fallacies by category - “manipulating content” vs “faulty deduction”, for instance
- Has quick examples that show their points very well
- The Bad
- Some of the examples could be seen as offensive
- The Questions
- Which of these are most frequent?
- Are there situations where some of these might be acceptable?
- What are ways to avoid using these?
- The Review
- A fairly good graphic, useful to review and get an idea of some of the most common fallacies. 8/8 Stallman Beards
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