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marnixR
Post  Post subject: bad arguments and logical fallacies  |  Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 6:26 pm
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if you want a nice-to-remember guide to fallacies and bad arguments you could do worse that read the following book : An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

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iNow
Post  Post subject: Re: bad arguments and logical fallacies  |  Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:36 am
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Honestly, if you want to learn about fallacies you just have to hang around a creationist website for like 3 seconds. ;)

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marnixR
Post  Post subject: Re: bad arguments and logical fallacies  |  Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:25 am
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which is all it take to post one comment and then get banned from the site

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iNow
Post  Post subject: Re: bad arguments and logical fallacies  |  Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:50 pm
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Another cool resource:

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Rory
Post  Post subject: Re: bad arguments and logical fallacies  |  Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:50 pm
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With re. the 'appeal to probability' and 'division' fallacies, while they may not allow one to be certain of the nature of an unknown entity, they do function well as a generic guide to what the nature of the unknown entity is most likely to be. Therefore, if you are unable to obtain the relevant observations directly (and/or if you are under time pressure) you can at least make a well-informed gamble (shortcut).

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iNow
Post  Post subject: Re: bad arguments and logical fallacies  |  Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 2:10 pm
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This cognitive bias codex is pretty amazing:

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it breaks down cognitive errors into four quadrants of memory, meaning, information overload, and need for speed[


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Source: https://betterhumans.coach.me/cognitive ... .kbk9d4tto

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