[VIDEO] What is the Straw Man Fallacy?

Saturday, February 18, 2017 -- 9:03 AM
Spencer Giel

We are exposed to arguments in a variety of settings: in politics, the workplace, and our personal lives. But how do we distinguish between valid arguments and mere rhetorical devices? 

In this episode from Wireless Philosophy, Joseph Wu explains the Straw Man Fallacy, a common form of argument that misrepresents an opponent's views. Don't let it fool you again!

 

 
 

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