Logical Fallacies

Introduction

You are going to be looking into 5 concepts that have to do with logical fallacies.

1. Burden of Proof

2. Loaded Question

3. Middle Ground

4. Anecdotal Evidence

5. Fallacy Fallacy 

Task

Use these resources specifically. Not others.

  1. Burden of Proof
    1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burden_of_proof_(philosophy)
  2. Loaded Question
    1. https://yourlogicalfallacyis.com/loaded-question
  3. Middle Ground
    1. https://www.logicallyfallacious.com/tools/lp/Bo/LogicalFallacies/59/Argument-to-Moderation
  4. Anecdotal Evidence
    1. https://www.logicallyfallacious.com/tools/lp/Bo/LogicalFallacies/52/Argument-from-Hearsay
  5. Fallacy Fallacy 
    1. https://www.logicallyfallacious.com/tools/lp/Bo/LogicalFallacies/51/Argument-from-Fallacy

 

For each of the 5 Fallacies, answer these questions:

  • What is another name for the fallacy?
  • Explain in your own words what it means.
  • Give an example that you STEAL FROM THE INTERNET
  • Give an example that you create yourself. 
  • Describe a common situation that this might be used. 

After you finished this, do this:

1. Find 2 more fallacies. Do those 5 tasks with it as well. Be prepared to share what you have found. 

https://www.logicallyfallacious.com/tools/lp/Bo/LogicalFallacies
 

Evaluation

Out of 20 points

For each task missing, you lose 2 points.