Sentence Examples


  • The fallacy that Maltese is a dialect of Arabia has been luminously disproved by A.
  • Paradox, however, soon becomes stale, and fallacy wearisome.
  • In no case is the evidence of the senses fallacious or mendacious; the fallacy is in the inference.
  • Hence the fallacy of those who, like Bosanquet, or like Paulsen in his Einleitung in die Philosophie, represent the realistic theory of inference as if it meant that knowledge starts from ideas and then infers that ideas are copies of things, and who then object, rightly enough, that we could not in that case compare the copy with the original, but only be able to infer from idea to idea.
  • In most of the delusive machines commonly called perpetual motions, of which so many are patented in each year, and which are expected by their inventors to perform work without receiving energy, the fundamental fallacy consists in an expectation that some reciprocating force shall restore more energy than it has been the means of storing.