Fallacies of the law by Henry S. Wilcox

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Published by Legal Literature Company in Chicago, Ill .

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Statementby Henry S Wilcox.
LC ClassificationsKF384 .W54
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Pagination206 p.
Number of Pages206
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Open LibraryOL6989027M
LC Control Number07032018

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It provides detailed analyses of argument from authority, argument ad hominem. While politics, law, and the media are notorious for these tricks, fallacies are an everyday occurrence in society and are often committed unintentionally.

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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. Logical fallacies are like landmines; easy to overlook until you find them the hard way. One of the most important components of learning in college is academic discourse, which requires argumentation and debate. Argumentation and debate inevitably lend themselves to flawed reasoning and rhetorical errors.

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This book is copyright ‐ by Dr. Michael C. LaBossiere. It may be freely distributed for personal or educational use provided that it is not modified and no fee above the normal cost of distribution is charged for it. Fallacies and ArgumentsFile Size: KB.

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

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In the rhetoric of law, attorneys will use any possible logical fallacy to persuade and manipulate a jury. Improper reasoning by analogy; the emotional appeal of alliteration (rhyming or similar sounds); guilt by association; the red herring — any. Reference. Title: The Book of the Fallacy Subtitle: A Training Manual for Intellectual Subversives Date: Author: Madsen Pirie Review: This book is the closest thing to an encyclopedia of logical fallacies to have been published, and it is a shame that it has gone out of print.

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13 Fallacies Of Presumption INFORMAL FALLACIES FALLACIES IN GENERAL A fallacy is a defect in an argument that consists in something other than the false premises alone Fallacies are usually divided into two groups: formal and informal. A formal fallacy is one that may be identified by merely examining the form or structure of an argument.

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accepted for inclusion in BYU Law Review by an authorized editor of BYU Law Digital Commons. For more information, please contact [email protected] Recommended Citation Cory S. Clements,Perception and Persuasion in Legal Argumentation: Using Informal Fallacies and Cognitive Biases to Win the War of Words, BYU L.

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