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.
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.