Prentice Hall's short list of Logical Fallacies, And More
(mostly from the 6th Edition, p. 37-38).

last updated 1/16/08

Fallacies are yet another set of reading lenses brought to us by Aristotle, and have to do with flaws in deductive logic.  They are also very audience dependent--one person's fallacy is another's truth.  Fallacies can also be quite effective in seducing certain audiences.

Here are others I like to look for:

You can find oodles of other fallacious arguments at .