But this post-partisan dream, it turns out, rested on two fallacies.
These are the facts to rebut just a few of the fallacies I read on a daily basis about our party.
Masood Aziz outlines six fallacies they perpetuate about the US engagement in Afghanistan.
Argument:—The effects of ignorance, shown in the evils brought on by our vain desires and fallacies or erroneous judgments.
See this phrase expounded in Works ('Book of fallacies'), ii.
Have you learned that facts are fallacies, and physical existence a delusion?
Perhaps Bentham's Book of fallacies is too political for me to commend it to you here.
You cannot compromise them out of their rights, nor lull them to sleep with fallacies in the shape of reports.
It also helps to guard us against some fallacies by showing the consequences which flow from them.
Now the fallacies whereby men deceive others, and are deceived themselves, the Ancients have divided into Verbal and Real.
late 15c., "deception, false statement," from Latin fallacia "deception," noun of quality from fallax (genitive fallacis) "deceptive," from fallere "deceive" (see fail (v.)). Specific sense in logic dates from 1550s. An earlier form was fallace (c.1300), from Old French fallace.
A false or mistaken idea based on faulty knowledge or reasoning. For example, kings who have divorced their wives for failing to produce a son have held to the fallacy that a mother determines the sex of a child, when actually the father does. (See sex chromosomes.)