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Hasty Generalization

Sweeping claim from inadequate evidence (ex. stereotyping, sexism)

Begging the Question (Circular Reasoning)

Proof by restatement of claim

False Cause

Two unrelated events in same time interval compared for causality


Two premises that cannot both be true at the same time

Red Herring

Ignoring the question / distracting the reader

Argument to the Person

Attacking the person rather than the argument

Jumping on the Bandwagon

Something being right because "everyone is doing it"

False or Irrelevant Authority

Citing the opinion of someone who has no relevant experience


Ignoring the counterargument and just listing one type of evidence

Taking Something Out of Context

Distorting an idea or fact by removing relevant surrounding material

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