Category Archives: Reason


  • A Fallacy Recognition Exercise by James F. Klumpp

    Click on the appropriate name for the fallacy illustrated in the example….

    “According to the latest opinion poll, illegal activity fills the boardrooms of America. Fifty-five percent of those interviewed believe that laws have been violated.”

    Name Calling | Glittering Generalities | Guilt by Association | Begging the Question | False Dilemma | Plain Folks Appeal | Ad Populum | Ad Hominem | Post Hoc Ergo Prompter Hoc | Red Herring | Composition | Division | Appeal to Inertia | Ad Misericordiam | Appeal to Ignorance | Straw Target |