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Fallacious Arguments: List types, purpose and effect of use to the listener.

What are some of the types of fallacious arguments that people often use? What type do you find yourself using most often? What is the purpose of using fallacious arguments and what is the effect the use of them has on the listener?

There are numerous fallacies that people use in arguments, such as appeal to emotion, appeal to fear, appeal to popularity, or appeal to tradition.

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Fallacious Arguments

What are some of the types of fallacious arguments that people often use? What type do you find yourself using most often? What is the purpose of using fallacious arguments and what is the effect the use of them has on the listener?

There are numerous fallacies that people use in arguments, such as appeal to emotion, appeal to fear, appeal to popularity, or appeal to tradition.

List of Fallacious Arguments
? Ad Hominem (Argument To The Man)
? Affirming The Consequent
? Amazing Familiarity
? Ambiguous Assertion
? Appeal To Anonymous Authority
? Appeal To Authority
? Appeal To Coincidence
? Appeal To Complexity
? Appeal To False Authority
? Appeal To Force
? Appeal To Pity (Appeal to Sympathy, The Galileo Argument)
? Appeal To Widespread Belief (Bandwagon Argument, Peer Pressure, Appeal To Common Practice)
? Argument By Emotive Language (Appeal To The People)
? Argument By Fast Talking
? Argument By Generalization
? Argument By Gibberish (Bafflement)
? Argument By Half Truth (Suppressed Evidence)
? Argument By Laziness (Argument By Uninformed Opinion)
? Argument By Personal Charm
? Argument By Pigheadedness (Doggedness)
? Argument By Poetic Language
? Argument By Prestigious Jargon ...

Solution Summary

The cited solution lists 80 types of fallacious arguments, and then selects 2 for a comprehensive example of use and fallacy of use.

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