Sentence Examples


  • By the lastnamed he finally exploded a fallacy which had up to that time vitiated the chronology of contemporary Egyptologists.
  • So our ability to find cause and effect in that—and to really discern fact from fallacy, what's good from what's bad for us—is highly suspect.
  • The ordinary man will never be rid of the fallacy that words obey thought, that one thinks first and phrases afterward.
  • The sole importance of the crossing of the Berezina lies in the fact that it plainly and indubitably proved the fallacy of all the plans for cutting off the enemy's retreat and the soundness of the only possible line of action--the one Kutuzov and the general mass of the army demanded--namely, simply to follow the enemy up.
  • It is also both bad manners and the ad hominem fallacy to impugn the honesty of a critic to avoid his arguments.

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