Tag: argumentation

4 Is there a name for the fallacy where you pretend some universal fact is particular evidence for your claim? 2018-09-04T17:14:38.003

4 Is anecdotal evidence enough to counter a broad generalization? 2018-09-24T13:30:40.580

4 How do the premises support the conclusion in this argument? 2018-10-25T07:14:53.593

4 Presenting an example, then claiming the other person needs more information before using the same example - is either of us making a fallacy? 2019-08-04T12:35:18.200

3 What fallacy is this: "The poor worry. The rich don't worry. If you want to be rich, don't worry" 2013-02-26T22:31:26.890

3 How to teach meta level discussion about controversial topics 2013-12-09T15:57:15.360

3 Does this reduction to the absurd bastardize the technique? 2014-02-07T07:32:06.097

3 How to point out argumentation fallacy in "real life" 2014-05-01T13:10:34.643

3 Is this a ridiculous argument: "If the land contains Chinese-made products many thousand years ago then that land belongs to China's territory"? 2014-05-31T06:11:15.103

3 Is fence sitting ever admirable and valuable? 2014-08-30T14:34:42.533

3 Conviction about a system from pseudo-proofs of its truths 2014-09-04T21:34:05.673

3 Could 'ought' be defined as sentimentalism? 2015-01-01T16:59:59.413

3 Is it possible to argue that belief systems that are full of caveats about their own predictions tend to be false? 2015-03-08T04:24:22.733

3 How to evaluate an argument based on the claim that "intent doesn't matter"? 2015-04-13T02:50:49.103

3 Why are some communication failures regarded as important opinions in philosophy? 2015-05-11T16:04:31.710

3 What are the classifications of arguments used for proselytizing? 2015-09-29T20:25:23.447

3 How do you argue without evidence? 2015-10-26T18:50:54.593

3 Is the use of inconsistent definitions a logical fallacy? 2015-12-30T22:20:57.117

3 How to address hard to verify claims? 2016-02-08T07:50:08.177

3 Argument Validity 2016-03-03T07:59:25.250

3 If "All S is P" is true, does it contradict "No non-S is non-P"? 2016-03-31T13:27:05.573

3 What is the name of this fallacy: "You don't have an explanation for x but I do, so I'm correct and you are wrong"? 2016-05-14T12:33:53.627

3 Claiming misrepresentation as a rhetorical device 2016-06-14T21:55:24.340

3 Can logic be used to prove any belief? 2016-07-28T19:09:41.313

3 Is there a logical fallacy that considers a position false because a non-authority agrees with it? 2016-08-03T06:23:40.927

3 Is it a fallacy to argue or morally judge by treating earlier and later times as if in the same present? 2016-10-08T16:38:00.053

3 What is a logical fallacy that involves arguing according to a different definition of a word? 2016-10-30T15:36:00.897

3 One Man's Modus Ponens is Another Man's Modus Tollens: Who Coined it and Where? 2016-12-04T16:46:26.613

3 Fallacy on invalidation and conclusions 2016-12-23T06:00:49.247

3 What is an acceptable way to put forward a commonly held moral view in an academic essay? 2017-03-12T14:52:38.193

3 What is the name of the fallacy that denies inductive generalization based on emphasizing exceptions? 2017-03-28T21:01:23.103

3 Can there be true conclusions without assumptions? 2017-04-27T05:08:30.437

3 Ad baculum fallacy: is there a distinction between a direct threat and an appeal to an external one? 2017-07-15T14:44:49.373

3 Is "You are an X, therefore you should know Y" a logical fallacy ? 2017-10-25T23:34:21.817

3 Is this an example of the fallacy of affirming the consequent? 2017-10-31T14:32:28.890

3 Teaching my son the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning 2018-02-16T18:11:51.203

3 I wanna start - how to be a philosopher? 2018-03-04T05:54:04.673

3 Dismissing something because author cannot have direct experience in it 2018-04-12T01:16:07.637

3 reductio ad absurdum vs. argument by lack of imagination 2018-05-02T02:32:37.780

3 Which artistic form (Visual, Audio, Literary etc.) is the best at conveying emotion? 2018-05-09T21:40:33.200

3 Can anyone think of any examples where begging the question is "the correct response" in an argument? 2018-05-29T12:26:45.697

3 Is calling an argument a fallacy, or is the notion of informal fallacy, just a method of manipulation? 2018-07-28T20:12:26.117

3 Does anyone know any philosophers who engage with (ordinary language) dictionaries in their work? 2019-03-14T07:28:32.370

3 What's the role of certainty in discussions about philosophical positions? 2019-04-11T15:47:58.413

3 Analogy between an unknown in an argument, and a contradiction in the principle of explosion 2019-06-08T12:15:19.190

3 How can we decide which view to accept concerning our ultimate justification of our knowledge (Münchhausen trilemma)? 2019-07-28T02:06:42.723

3 What is the name of the fallacy involving white and black swans? 2019-11-16T14:42:31.880

3 Is there a logical argument according to which at least some part of biology isn't scientific? 2020-03-24T01:40:46.650

3 Are all non-deductive arguments inductive? 2020-04-19T17:19:05.453

3 Deductive argument in which every step and premises are explicitly stated? 2020-05-09T15:40:34.477

3 What are the differences between an argument and a syllogism? 2021-01-24T12:26:33.370

2 an argument about a logic question 2012-03-01T23:34:49.773

2 How to be a good critic? 2012-03-02T00:12:06.890

2 What fallacy relates to a question based on an untrue conditional? (e.g., handling the poop of my pet unicorn) 2013-07-19T11:05:05.340

2 What are the rules of postulating? 2014-05-10T08:20:33.090

2 On Kant's Universalisability 2014-09-14T12:36:41.990

2 How can death matter to the dead person? - About the argument 2014-10-01T08:13:31.430

2 Is this a logical fallacy? 2014-10-10T18:42:55.763

2 soundness: how can one decide\know if premise is true or false 2014-11-11T16:19:21.837

2 An Argument for the Unity of Truth? 2015-01-02T21:09:12.987

2 If all the premises of an argument are true, is the argument logically valid? 2015-01-09T22:28:19.663

2 Contradictory Conclusions - Both cannot be valid 2015-03-24T22:47:42.617

2 How is Explanation not Generalization? 2015-04-15T18:05:19.213

2 Suppose the conclusion of an argument is logically equivalent to the conjunction of all the argument’s premises 2015-04-21T00:18:54.420

2 Suppose you know the premises of an argument are inconsistent. Do you have to do a truth table to know whether it is valid or invalid? 2015-04-21T00:55:16.933

2 Relative vs Absolute scale: Where does this argument fail? 2015-07-27T16:11:25.157

2 Changing inconsistent to valid 2015-08-27T07:42:13.480

2 Particulars in a conditional syllogism 2015-10-09T00:14:37.413

2 Is "only A are B" the same as "all B are A"? 2015-11-03T17:52:23.957

2 Defend against objection by showing opponent's position has same defect? 2015-11-04T01:55:49.293

2 What makes the "lazy arguments" (you have no chance, so don't bother) valid or invalid? 2016-01-31T23:29:09.183

2 Assistance in interpreting this excerpt concerning political philosophy 2016-04-22T04:07:18.580

2 What type of fallacy is this? Appeal to some sort of generalization? 2016-07-22T14:50:16.030

2 Inductive or Deductive argument? 2016-10-27T08:19:37.050

2 Question about SEP Entry on Moral Perfection 2016-12-03T03:37:01.280

2 Formal arguments versus 'polemic' arguments in the political arena and news media 2016-12-15T12:22:50.087

2 Are there any flaws in reasoning that collectivism can apply within a capitalist economy? 2016-12-19T13:41:13.580

2 Can truth be the ultimate goal? 2016-12-24T10:39:06.443

2 Short arguments with strong conclusions that are accepted by the majority of philosophers 2017-01-11T10:08:24.873

2 Having trouble with "Argument From Ignorance" fallacy? 2017-03-15T20:03:02.797

2 Is an argument from ignorance ever valid? 2017-06-23T00:01:24.110

2 What fallacy dismisses problems by making it specific to the critic? 2017-07-15T00:51:41.127

2 Is there any point arguing talking with someone whose rhetorical goal is to show that you are ignoring them? 2017-08-13T10:38:51.420

2 Seeking a passage of Aristotle on contradiciton 2017-11-04T05:36:08.627

2 Arguments in scientific discussion and questioning administration on decision making 2017-11-14T18:00:11.307

2 Is this a category mistake? 2017-11-17T10:11:56.193

2 Why do some philosophers write in numbered paragraphs? 2018-01-08T19:35:20.630

2 How to differentiate co-premises from chains of reasoning in an argument map? 2018-01-15T17:06:41.863

2 Distinguishing arguments from Nonarguments 2018-01-31T19:46:43.893

2 Does the Knowledge argument refute physicalism? 2018-02-05T07:47:40.603

2 What are some counter examples to Kant's moral philosophy about doing the right thing? 2018-02-20T17:58:45.557

2 What is the name for X is too hard / hopeless to practically implement,. Therefore abandon X 2018-02-21T19:47:06.113

2 How to make a better choice? 2018-04-01T09:43:51.693

2 Is there a logical fallacy for forming an argument where, because one does not do enough, their efforts are in vain? 2018-04-06T07:12:55.423

2 Identifying necessary and sufficient conditions in English (less clear cases) 2018-04-19T01:13:32.157

2 How do I create a good argument that no one deserves the penalty of death whatever their legal or moral offenses? 2018-04-20T13:48:11.300

2 What is this argument called? 2018-04-28T02:21:39.677

2 What argumentative tactic is in play when someone says "The media isn't covering this"? 2018-08-06T14:01:44.957

2 In a Descartes square are the statements just the negations of each other? 2018-08-16T09:31:44.907