Tag: argumentation

168 Is 'guns don't kill people, people kill people' a good argument? 2014-04-25T13:47:51.200

41 What fallacy in Pascal's Wager allows replacing God with the devil? 2017-07-18T17:03:38.520

37 Why doesn't philosophy have higher standards for its arguments? 2019-07-15T05:04:41.987

28 Why does Dawkins think it is wrong to posit that a paragon of 100% morals could theoretically exist? 2014-10-13T06:48:28.963

27 Does hypocrisy invalidate an argument? 2014-05-10T15:31:56.990

24 How is gun violence comparable to drunk driving? 2014-05-01T13:32:42.463

23 What is this logical fallacy? (Nothing new under the sun?) 2021-01-23T04:34:17.450

22 Is it a fallacy to say that a sane person cannot apply rational thought to the motivations of the insane? 2015-12-01T16:58:45.707

20 What fallacy is this? “This happened, therefore there must be good reasons for it” 2020-06-01T13:18:56.733

18 What fallacy dismisses problems by presenting "bigger" problems? 2015-06-24T20:57:37.417

15 Is there a flaw in Spinoza's argument about gender inequality? 2015-12-02T09:06:00.953

15 What fallacy is assuming something is the case because of past events 2019-01-28T10:26:51.923

14 Is formal logic unsuitable for philosophical reasoning? 2011-12-03T14:23:25.093

14 Is there a point to arguing about the meaning of words? 2015-07-20T18:00:21.167

14 Is using analogies a bad logic reasoning? 2018-12-21T12:01:08.917

14 Is reductio ad absurdum a fallacy? 2020-01-30T19:58:08.460

12 Is rejecting A not equivalent to accepting ~A? 2015-10-03T19:17:04.750

12 Why do people who subscribe to self-refuting skeptical philosophies still argue with others? 2015-12-04T23:02:20.387

11 What practical methods can be used to prove a negative claim? 2015-07-23T14:52:54.973

10 Computational counter-argument for solipsism 2014-01-23T10:59:25.117

10 Why is the darapti syllogism invalid? 2015-02-20T12:00:34.007

9 Is the argument that a claim is "too strange to be made up" an appeal to logos or pathos? 2011-07-29T02:40:26.617

9 Why is Modus Ponens valid? 2012-07-03T00:48:47.063

9 Does mathematics always need axioms? 2013-04-16T13:48:32.650

9 Why are French postmodern philosophers (like Baudrillard) so hard to read/understand? 2015-04-01T16:15:25.950

9 Is one commiting the "argument from authority" fallacy and/or the "consensus fallacy" when one refers to a scientific consensus when asserting truth? 2016-06-25T18:58:37.653

9 Is there (or does something exist that is close to) a theory of arguments? 2016-10-09T13:12:56.060

9 The relationship of women's right to abortion and men's duty of child support 2017-02-25T15:26:03.343

8 Is "Don't blame me; I voted for ___" a bad argument? 2012-09-22T20:27:05.840

8 Is there an onus on the critic to provide an alternative solution? 2015-03-10T01:04:29.050

8 Is this a fallacy: no argument against X, therefore X? 2016-04-08T11:46:00.457

8 What are some arguments for the golden ratio making things more aesthetically pleasing? 2016-10-05T20:30:41.057

8 What is the logical distinction between “the same” and “equal to?” 2019-09-23T18:06:29.743

8 Why bother with anything else besides Aristotle's syllogistic logic? 2021-02-25T06:11:38.350

7 How can I solve my contradictory thoughts about the relevance of human knowledge? 2012-01-29T21:34:41.710

7 Why is infinite regress a problem for ontological explanations? 2012-04-17T11:00:42.023

7 What does Dawkins suggest is the main flaw in these three arguments from Aquinas? 2014-10-19T08:51:24.787

7 What is the difference between mathematical reasoning and philosophical reasoning? 2015-01-19T02:15:36.747

7 Have any philosophers argued that ad hominems are sometimes valid? 2016-02-26T05:20:32.180

7 Why is an appeal to authority sometimes valid? 2016-06-28T20:15:55.550

7 If a claim is supported by a valid authority does the burden of proof shift? 2016-07-13T20:40:04.007

7 What is the logical structure of this argument by a Hindu philosopher about causation? 2016-08-23T06:28:17.100

7 Physicalism versus dualism: is it reasonable to assign a burden of proof to one party? 2016-12-20T23:44:03.993

7 Is it a logical flaw to blame someone for an event if they were simply its causal factor? 2017-05-25T20:16:54.210

7 Are there terms for being "inside" vs "outside" an argument? 2017-08-17T05:49:30.633

6 How have philosophers tried to argue for qualia? 2014-08-25T22:22:42.050

6 Is it possible to make non-fallacious arguments outside of mathematics? 2015-01-07T18:14:48.200

6 Is it possible to appeal to emotion without commiting a fallacy? 2015-01-14T21:52:00.457

6 Any video course on Logic & Logical fallacies? 2015-08-05T01:59:07.243

6 The difference between argument, inference, deduction and proof? 2015-08-27T19:55:22.837

6 Is "group X is responsible for the action (or inaction) of politician Y because they are the majority of voters" a fallacious argument? 2015-12-18T06:40:13.893

6 What fallacy dismisses a conclusion because supporters give invalid arguments for it? 2016-02-19T22:05:52.510

6 Is one rationally justified in assuming a dominant philosophical position that one has some reasons to doubt? 2016-08-29T17:20:09.433

6 Did Plato say "In order to argue, you must express your opponents argument better than they could?" 2017-08-28T10:27:17.300

6 What is the nature of "validity" in deduction when dealing with conclusions unrelated to premises? 2018-03-05T20:25:45.583

6 Hume's argument for the subjectivity of morality 2019-04-15T17:45:13.527

6 What is the name of the fallacy where one implies something is false simply because someone evil supported it? 2019-05-02T18:36:51.570

6 Is there a name for the "somebody else will do it anyway" argument and has this argument been seriously analyzed? 2020-06-25T03:29:02.013

5 How does one differentiate epistemological and ontological claims? 2013-08-02T05:27:27.447

5 Is it Unethical to Use Sarcasm? 2014-05-11T18:55:20.920

5 Is it ever appropriate or reasonable to use pejorative expletives in public discussion? 2014-08-02T17:56:24.523

5 Malthus's argument on population - Test 1, Q14, by Mark Shepherd 2014-09-07T07:36:42.397

5 Rebuttal for modus ponens 2014-09-12T13:40:22.667

5 What is wrong with blaming your actions on your parents (since if had you not been born, you would not have done X)? 2014-09-27T14:35:54.000

5 Invalid arguments with true premises and true conclusion 2014-10-16T23:21:04.293

5 Unpacking an argument 2015-10-17T20:38:43.283

5 What is the name of the fallacy that only reasons about an action in itself, outside of its context? 2017-07-20T17:36:00.313

5 What is the epistemic justification for hearsay? 2017-07-28T05:49:14.770

5 What perceptual error is this? 2017-11-14T01:05:45.503

5 Logical fallacy: when you know the outcome, so you cannot see any other possible ex ante prediction 2017-12-11T13:40:53.987

5 Is there a name for gradual dissolution of the boundaries between two objects or identities? 2018-02-04T06:12:46.130

5 Which fallacy: Thinking everything someone does in a discussion that's wrong is a fallacy? 2019-11-07T15:09:01.437

5 Is it possible for an argument to be logically valid but not truth-functionally valid? 2019-12-09T22:28:00.923

5 Where is the fallacy in Seth Yalcin's counterexample to the modus tollens? 2020-02-17T12:54:21.040

5 What is wrong with these two conditionals? 2020-02-27T22:13:51.523

4 Is there a category or grouping of logical strategies that focuses on "anti-fallacious" techniques? 2012-01-13T02:50:38.830

4 On consistency as a univerally recognized value, and arguments using this principle 2012-09-07T19:05:26.393

4 Can knowledge about argumentation be sufficient for philosophical logic without too symbolic or mathematical concepts? 2012-09-30T17:15:37.553

4 What do you call this argument? - "If you’re going to boycott Israel, please remove the Intel chip that allows you to speak" 2013-05-11T12:36:06.550

4 Argument Analysis; Circumstances vs. Causation 2013-09-05T06:31:12.327

4 Is argument that two theories are equally valid because I am not an expert "argument ad ignoratum" 2013-12-05T01:32:18.920

4 Why is argument by analogy invalid? 2014-05-15T02:44:13.923

4 What is it called when you disagree with a position on the basis that it doesn't fix everything? 2014-11-06T10:23:03.550

4 Is this a fallacy: "You only X because you Y" 2015-02-11T07:57:25.247

4 A supposedly new argument for the existence of God? 2015-02-19T19:11:01.050

4 "I have X in my blood" arguments 2015-08-17T18:58:09.637

4 How is logic utilized in constructing ethical arguments? 2015-09-25T23:57:13.070

4 How to rate philosophy essays? 2015-12-14T13:40:44.483

4 Who was the first to argue that consciousness exists? 2016-02-24T00:14:43.453

4 How do I counter this argument (and truth-table help)? 2016-02-26T17:31:01.883

4 What to do when encountering a logical fallacy? 2016-03-31T00:08:25.970

4 Does this philosophical argument about accidents and universal origin contain valid logical structure? 2016-04-18T01:31:38.480

4 Question regarding logical fallacies 2016-10-01T23:24:04.037

4 Example of an unsound argument with true premise and true conclusions 2017-01-25T06:21:38.883

4 What makes something relevant to an argument, and how can one assess relevance? 2017-04-28T02:02:54.217

4 Concepts with inexistant definitions but for which our common intuition is enough for practical usage 2017-06-06T17:26:04.857

4 Logical Fallacy for argument "everybody else is fine with it" 2017-06-07T16:53:51.943

4 Reverse Conclusion of Hypothetical Syllogism 2017-09-23T00:37:19.707

4 Is there a flaw in my construction of Descartes' argument? 2018-02-23T20:27:52.883