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Critical Thinking: Logical Fallacies
An overview of three common logical fallacies.
# 57367 | 1,135 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Mar 29, 2005 in Philosophy (General)

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Effective decision making is contingent on an individual's ability to examine the soundness of arguments. In other words, it is important for decision makers in all walks of life and at all levels to be able to identify logical fallacies. This paper explores the significance of three such common tricks of persuasion to critical thinking and decision making. The three tricks or logical fallacies are 'two wrongs make a right,' appeal to force, and 'straw man'.

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