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Hacking, Ian. 2001.An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic. Cambridge University Press, New York.

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John M. Vickers, “Inductive Reasoning,”Of course, inductive reasoning is strongly related to probability (and, above all, epistemic probability). Good introductions to probability include the following:Oxford Bibliographies.

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Mellor, D. H. 2005.Probability: A Philosophical Introduction. Routledge, London.

A detailed list of the fallacies can be seen here:(1)Fallacies of relevance;

(2)Fallacies of defective induction;

(3)Fallacies of presumption;

(4)Fallacies of ambiguity (sophism).

Other fallacies relevant to economics include the following:

(1) Fallacies of RelevanceIrrelevant Appeals- Appeal to emotion (
argument ad populum)- Appeal to pity (
argument ad misericordiam)- Appeal to Force (
argumentum ad baculum)- Appeal to Authority (
argumentum ad verecundiam)- Appeal to nature (argument from nature)
- Appeal to Ignorance (
argumentum ad ignoratiam)- Red herring fallacy
- Irrelevant Conclusion (
ignoratio elenchi)- Straw man argument
- Ad Hominem Argument
- Poisoning the well
- Guilt by association
- Naturalistic fallacy
- Moralistic Fallacy
- Argument from silence (
argumentum ex silentio)- Genetic fallacy
- Gambler’s Fallacy
- Tu quoque
(2) Fallacies of defective induction- Argument from Ignorance (
ad ignorantiam)- Appeal to Inappropriate Authority (
ad verecundiam)- False cause
- Hasty generalization
- Faulty generalization
Other inductive fallacies- Slothful induction
- Overwhelming exception
- Biased sample
- Misleading vividness
- Statistical special pleading
(3) Fallacies of presumption (fallacies of illegitimate presumption)- Complex question
- False cause
- Begging the question
- Accident
- Converse accident
- No True Scotsman Fallacy (fallacy of ambiguity and presumption)
(4) Fallacies of ambiguity (sophisms)- Fallacy of equivocation
- Fallacy of amphiboly
- Fallacy of accent
- Fallacy of composition
- Fallacy of Division

(1)Paradox of thrift/saving

(2)Paradox of costs

(3)Paradox of debt

(4)Paradox of liquidity

(5)Paradox of tranquillity (Minsky).

**Links**

“Informal Logical Fallacies and Cognitive Biases,” June 28, 2011.

**External Links**

Bradley Dowden, “Fallacies,”

*Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy*.

Changing minds and persuasion

http://changingminds.org/

List of cognitive biases

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cognitive_biases

Edward Feser,“What is an ad hominem Fallacy?,” April 18, 2013.

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