Puget Sound English Department

September 13, 2009

The Fallacy Files

Filed under: Writing & Rhetoric — O. @ 11:25 pm

portrait_aspasia

(the portrait is of Aspasia, Greek rhetorician)

One of many gifts left by the rhetorical tradition from Sicily, Greece, Rome, and elsewhere is a taxonomy of fallacies, also known as faulty arguments.  On the Web, <strong>The Fallacy Files</strong> site helps rhetoricians and others keep track of these fallacies:

<a href=”http://www.fallacyfiles.org/index.html”>http://www.fallacyfiles.org/index.html</a>

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