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Master of Philosophy, Lord of Debate, Sultan of Reason

The Adventures of Fallacy Man, from Existential Comics.
posted by Artw on Jan 4, 2014 - 55 comments

All the cool kids know their logical fallacies!

Your Logical Fallacy Is... complete with free downloadable infographic poster.
posted by Miko on Apr 19, 2012 - 41 comments

"I hope this is all just incompetence."

The statistical error that neuroscience researchers get wrong at least half the time. Ben Goldacre of Bad Science explains this mistake, which was made in about half of 157 academic neuroscience papers in which there was an opportunity to make it. The culprit doesn't seem to be any specific journal, since the sample included five different neuroscience journals.
posted by John Cohen on Oct 14, 2011 - 71 comments

All glasses see Sun, therefore all glasses are sunglasses

Logical fallacies: 1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 16.
posted by twoleftfeet on Feb 17, 2011 - 51 comments

A classic example

A classic example of Post Hoc Fallacy. Explanation inside.
posted by Steven Den Beste on Nov 24, 2000 - 9 comments

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