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The One Fallacy Theory

Lawrence H. Powers
1995 Informal Logic  
And I contrast this theory with purely logical, dialectical, and psychological notions of fallacy.  ...  My One Fallacy theory says there is only one fallacy: equivocation, or playing on an ambiguity. In this paper I explain how this theory arose from rnetaphilosophical concerns.  ...  It did not start life as a separate theory about fallacies but as a part of a theory of philosophical method. I wrote my dissertation 2 on philosophical method.  ... 
doi:10.22329/il.v17i2.2418 fatcat:tfbqevpksnh5jjgtnjl5e34lfm

How fallacious is the consequence fallacy?

Wai-hung Wong, Zanja Yudell
2012 Philosophical Studies  
Williamson"s argument for the fallaciousness of the consequence fallacy  now understood as (T1)  is brief. Consider a theory h and evidence e.  ...  In Williamson (2007) , Timothy Williamson argues against "the tactic of criticizing confidence in a theory by identifying a logical consequence of the theory (not itself a logical truth) whose probability  ...  in a theory that is commonly used by philosophers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11098-012-9947-y fatcat:6wvroftxube4lju6xwreh56gma

The Representational Fallacy and the Ontology of Time

Jazlyn Cartaya
2018 Dianoia: The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal of Boston College  
A-THEORY VERSUS B-THEORY For the remainder of my paper, I would like to draw upon a case-study that shows the representational fallacy in practice.  ...  Hence, the philosopher who accepts A-theory would argue that since the B-series cannot account for these phrases in their ontology of time, it must be false.  ... 
doi:10.6017/dupjbc.v0iv.10464 fatcat:yb7o67s6hzb6hjppsxdjfv2ffy

Page 268 of Journal of Thought Vol. 5, Issue 4 [page]

1970 Journal of Thought  
It is certainly no indict- ment of a philosopher to say that his theory is coherent, Let us now examine each of the passages which Frankena quotes to support his argument that the naturalistic fallacy  ...  .16 (4) That a definition of 'good' occasions a fallacy in some arguments in which it is employed counters some possible objections to an ethical theory in which 'good' is held to be indefinable.17 The  ... 

Sense-Perception and Matter

John W. Yolton, Martin Lean
1954 Philosophical Review  
A Critical Analysis of C. D. Broad’s Theory of Perception. By Martin Lean. New York, Humanities Press, Inc., 1953. Pp. ix, 217. $4.50. The motivation spiking Mr.  ...  Broad then considers the duty of a citizen whose country is at war and offers a penetrating analysis of the notion of ‘“‘conscientious action.”  ... 
doi:10.2307/2182353 fatcat:7qhap42rb5hx3edlrdu2iyiz6m

Page 263 of The Philosophical Review Vol. 63, Issue 2 [page]

1954 The Philosophical Review  
A Critical Analysis of C. D. Broad’s Theory of Perception. By Martin Lean. New York, Humanities Press, Inc., 1953. Pp. ix, 217. $4.50. The motivation spiking Mr.  ...  Broad then considers the duty of a citizen whose country is at war and offers a penetrating analysis of the notion of ‘“‘conscientious action.”  ... 

A Searchable Bibliography of Fallacies – 2016

Hans V. Hansen, Cameron Fioret
2016 Informal Logic  
This bibliography of literature on the fallacies is intended to be a resource for argumentation theorists.  ...  The bibliography is here present- ed in electronic form which gives the researcher the advantage of being able to do a search by any word or phrase of interest.  ...  [GF-E] __, 1995, "Six types of fallaciousness: toward a realistic theory of logical criticism," in Hansen and Pinto 1995, 107-19.  ... 
doi:10.22329/il.v36i4.4796 fatcat:frh55mkibnbifjxv6vexuc75da

Page 126 of The Philosophical Review Vol. 42, Issue 2 [page]

1933 The Philosophical Review  
But in either case it seems clear that we make many debatable assumptions that determine the character of our philosophical theories.  ...  It is not clear whether we can adequately verify the theories about problems that are really philosophical.  ... 

Page 106 of Edinburgh Review: Critical Journal Vol. 210, Issue 429 [page]

1909 Edinburgh Review: Critical Journal  
P’ew subjects are of more importance to the human race than a correct theory of fallacies.  ...  Ackermann on ‘ Popular Fallacies,’ of much merit as a general catalogue, though for the most part not dealing with the subject from the philosophical side.  ... 

Page 106 of Edinburgh Review: Critical Journal Vol. 210, Issue 429 [page]

1909 Edinburgh Review: Critical Journal  
P'ew subjects are of more importance to the human race than a correct theory of fallacies.  ...  Ackermann on ‘ Popular Fallacies,’ of much merit as a general catalogue, though for the most part not dealing with the subject from the philosophical side.  ... 

The Philosophy of Error and Liberty of Thought: J.S. Mill on Logical Fallacies

Frederick Rosen
2008 Informal Logic  
which enhance the study of fallacies within the context of what he calls 'the philosophy of error'.  ...  Most recent discussions of John Stuart Mill's System of Logic (1843) neglect the fifth book concerned with logical fallacies.  ...  succession of false philosophical theories.  ... 
doi:10.22329/il.v26i2.440 fatcat:dzlgufcbfbgytlxemhpgfzebc4

Page 516 of The Philosophical Review Vol. 57, Issue 5 [page]

1948 The Philosophical Review  
A normative social theory designates a possible state of affairs for a given society. He then asserts that a normative theory can be “valid” or “correct.”  ...  THE PHILOSOPHICAL REVIEW there is some respect in which the behavior of electrons is like the behavior of gross objects, we can never verify the existence of elec- trons.  ... 

Plato and Parmenides

Richard Robinson, F. M. Cornford
1940 Philosophical Review  
I will call them the anti-Elea theory and the gymnastic theory. According to the anti-Elea theory the dialogue is a critique of Parmenides.  ...  A piece of writing containing concealed ambiguities, just so far as it is well adapted to puzzle a student and set him searching for fallacies, is ill adapted to reveal to him the precise fallacies in  ... 
doi:10.2307/2181141 fatcat:zkz2uzyzvrhw7ohim5v6d33iqi

Johnstone's View of Rhetorical and Dialectical Argument

Douglas Walton
2001 Informal Logic  
In view of the rising importance of the issue of the relationship between rhetoric and informal logic, Johnstone's analysis of the argumentum ad hominem, and its relationship to Hamblin's notion of commitment  ...  In the writings of Henry W. Johnstone, Jr. there can be found an evolving and gradually more sophisticated discussion of the relationship between rhetorical and dialectical argument.  ...  Hence the notion of an arguer's position is central to Johnstone's theory of philosophical argument.  ... 
doi:10.22329/il.v21i1.2235 fatcat:2vcjftxclvgu5eg4x32562usqe

Informal Logic: An Overview

J. Anthony Blair, Ralph H. Johnson
2000 Informal Logic  
we discuss three implications of informal logic for philosophy in particular, and take note ofpractical consequences of a more general sort.  ...  In this overview article, we first explain what we take informal logic to be, discussing misconceptions and distinguishing our conception of it from competing ones; second, we briefly catalogue recent  ...  Fallacy theory. The study of fallacy is closely associated with informal logic.  ... 
doi:10.22329/il.v20i2.2262 fatcat:at56qzzvarge7i4lqxvh2iehci
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