Daily Archives: August 23, 2009

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Bookmarks for August 20th through August 23rd

These are my links for August 20th through August 23rd: Fallacies of Risk (application/pdf Object) – In addition to traditional fallacies such as ad hominem, discussions of risk contain logical and argumentative fallacies that are specific to the subject-matter. Ten such fallacies are identified, that can commonly be found in public debates on risk. They are named as follows: the sheer size fallacy, the converse sheer size fallacy, the fallacy of naturalness, the ostrich's fallacy, the proof-seeking fallacy, the delay fallacy, the technocratic fallacy, the consensus fallacy, the fallacy of pricing, and the infallibility fallacy. NIST/SEMATECH e-Handbook of Statistical Methods […]