Can you outsmart the fallacy that started a witch hunt? - Elizabeth Cox
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When we make an argument, the point is that we provide reasons to back our claims however when we are unable to back our claims we fall into logical fallacies. One of such logical fallacies is Burden of proof or argument from ignorance which means that just because something is not known to be true, it is assumed to be false. Here are some resources to learn more about fallacies
Stephen’s guide of fallacies describes and gives detailed examples about fallacies
An illustrated book of bad arguments by Ali Almossawi is a delightful illustrated book about different kinds of fallacies.
Logically Fallacious is an ultimate collection of fallacies. In this book, Bo Bennett helps to see what kind of fallacies that occur in our arguments and helps realise the flaws in our arguments. Visit this interactive site to learn more about different types of fallacies.
Bad Arguments: 100 of the Most Important Fallacies in Western Philosophy This book will help to see flawed arguments and fallacies and help you learn more about how to form better arguments.
More about The Burden of Proof below:
The Burden of Proof: Why People Should Support Their Claims
Burden of Proof Examples
Shifting the Burden of Proof
Watch episodes from TED-Ed’s Logical Fallacies series here to see if you can outsmart common fallacies!
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