Formal and Informal Fallacies

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Paul Henne (Duke University) describes the distinction between formal and informal fallacies. This distinction is useful for understanding the fallacies in Wi-Phi’s Critical Thinking section.

Assistant Professor at Lake Forest College

I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Lake Forest College. I research causal and moral reasoning, the judgments associated with these reasoning processes, and the moral and political decisions that result from them. I am also the Associate Director of Wireless Philosophy.

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