Fallacies that misuse appeals to ethos ad hominem: attacking the person making an argument rather than the argument itself example: “of course that doctor advocates vaccination—he probably owns stock in a pharmaceutical company” false authority: relying on claims of expertise when the claimed expert (a) lacks. An interactive list of logical fallacies & rhetorical devices with examples in nine languages new appeal to the mind appeal to emotions faulty deduction manipulating content garbled cause & effect on the attack reset english dismissing a claim by appealing to personal bias against the claimant “don't you just.
Campaign in support of better highways, president-elect eisenhower emphasized the need for good roads in view of the the federal-aid highway act of 1944, for example, provides for the development jointly with the more effective collection and analysis of traffic-accident reports and use of these reports in guiding.
Daniel kahneman and amos tversky spent decades in psychology research to disentangle patterns in errors of human reasoning over the course of their work they discovered a variety of logical fallacies that we tend to make, when facing information that appears vaguely familiar these fallacies lead to bias – irrational. Christina coltharp eng 102 robyn glasscock december 23, 2012 “the perils of indifference” by elie wiesel elie wiesel's speech, “the perils of indifference” holds many examples of bias, fallacies and rhetorical devices an example of bias that he used in his speech is a racial/ethnic bias in his description of america.