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Fallacy Forms

Step 1 Consider different fallacy forms.

What does it mean for an argument to be a fallacy?
What is the difference between a formal fallacy and an informal fallacy?
Step 2 Research examples of fallacies and post findings.

Using your course materials and the Internet, research an example of each fallacy type listed below. Post a description of your fallacy example to the discussion board. Recognize the fallacies being presented in your example, as your classmates will need to identify these in Step 3:

A formal fallacy
An informal fallacy
An ad populum fallacy
A red herring fallacy.