Lists of fallacies

Lists of fallacies:

  1. Wikipedia’s list of fallacies – Divided into ‘formal’ and ‘informal.’
  2. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy – ‘Partial List‘ alphabetically organized.
  3. The Fallacy FilesTaxonomy
  4. Logical – brief taxonomy in right hand column

Fake Expert

Fake Expert: A fallacious appeal to authority in which the 'expert' is not an expert at all.

Expert in the wrong domain

Expert in the wrong domain: a fallacious version of an appeal to authority - i.e. appealing to a doctor...

Slippery Slope

Slippery slope: If we take one step, we’ll have to take all the rest of them because there’s no...

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

Post hoc ergo propter hoc: “After this, therefore because of this”, a fallacy in reasoning about causes. (I took...

Poisoning The Well

Poisoning the well: Telling the audience what to think of a speaker when you’re introducing the speaker (My next...