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Reviewing Logical Fallacies

This posting highlights the argument that schools in the Greater Houston areas are not performing as they should or so it seems. This posting offers an example of an argument that you have heard or read in the past which demonstrates a logical fallacy.

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Your example embodies the hasty generalization fallacy. You display a definite effort toward a counterargument within your essay. Here are some areas to target during your revision:

There is a popular argument that schools in the Greater Houston areas are not performing as effectively as they should. Common perceptions infer that students are undisciplined and the schools are poorly preparing kids academically. In sum, these combined notions exemplify the fallacy of Hasty Generalization. However, one prominent example where these fallacies seem to be true is ...

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