Examine the conclusion in each of these passages. Explain why the conclusion is not well supported by the observations. See if you can suggest additional observations which would support the relevant conclusion.
The following classification of fallacies is proposed by Stephen Carey:
Call this system of classification the "Carey system". Compare the Carey system with the 4i system presented in the course. See if you can identify different types of examples which would be classified as fallacies under the 4i system, but which the Carey system might fail to include.
Dr Anthony Yeung of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University is the author of the chapter "Some Common Informal Fallacies" in the book Critical Thinking (2005, McGrawHill). In the beginning of the chapter, he defines fallacies as mistakes in inferences that are not obvious. Would you agree with this definition? Why or why not?