The UVic Writer's Guide

Logic and Argument

Because the argument of an essay depends upon logic, you must be wary of logical fallacies. Especially when you feel strongly about something, it is all too easy to seize an argument that merely sounds convincing, without looking at it carefully. The following links show you what basic problems to avoid.

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