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The following are the current most viewed articles on Wikipedia within Wikipedia's Logical fallacies category. Think of it as a What's Hot list for Logical fallacies. More info »

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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 If-by-whiskey 5,465 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Fallacy 5,005 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Ad hominem 4,793 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Straw man 3,290 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Confirmation bias 3,187 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Conditional probability 2,288 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Begging the question 1,781 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 False dilemma 1,554 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Anecdotal evidence 1,549 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Sunk costs 1,377 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Halo effect 1,222 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Pathetic fallacy 1,180 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Truthiness 1,135 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Non sequitur (logic) 1,008 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Mathematical fallacy 958 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 No true Scotsman 779 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Hasty generalization 436 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Spurious relationship 406 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Poisoning the well 398 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Reification (fallacy) 386 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Infinite regress 384 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Argumentum ad baculum 350 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Ecological fallacy 332 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Fallacy of quoting out of context 314 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Conjunction fallacy 222 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Prosecutor's fallacy 219 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Fallacies of definition 179 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Relativist fallacy 168 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Appeal to ridicule 160 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Ludic fallacy 137 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Bare assertion fallacy 134 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Presentism (literary and historical analysis) 129 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Nirvana fallacy 121 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Hoyle's fallacy 116 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Appeal to probability 115 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Regression fallacy 101 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Retrospective determinism 99 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Homunculus argument 98 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Deductive fallacy 81 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Perfect solution fallacy 79 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Moving the goalposts 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 False premise 75 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Three men make a tiger 74 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Proof by assertion 73 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Greedy reductionism 72 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Wisdom of repugnance 71 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Parade of horribles 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Masked man fallacy 63 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 False attribution 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Etymological fallacy 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Ad captandum 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Historian's fallacy 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Package-deal fallacy 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Appeal to law (fallacy) 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Denying the correlative 47 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Psychologist's fallacy 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Pro hominem 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Suppressed correlative 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Correlative-based fallacies 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Double counting (fallacy) 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Van Gogh fallacy 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Fallacy of distribution 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Suggestive question 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Argumentum e contrario 29 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Inconsistent comparison 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Argument from setting a precedent 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Trivial objections 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Historical fallacy 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Judgmental language 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Incomplete comparison 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Confusion of the inverse 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Meaningless statement 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Appeal to law 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Definist fallacy 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Intensional fallacy 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Post disputation argument 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Descriptive fallacy 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Proving too much less than 5 views
79 Fallacies less than 5 views
80 Published incomplete proofs less than 5 views

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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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This category contains logical fallacies, clearly defined errors in reasoning used to support or refute an argument.

Entries in category “Logical fallacies”

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