The Book of Threes
20 Cognative Biases that screw up decision making

List of common fallacies – Aristotle’s Logos

Logic (Deduction and Induction)  is one of the three roads from the Trivium. The Subject of Logic: “Syllogisms” All Aristotle’s logic revolves around one notion: the deduction (sullogismos). A thorough explanation of what a deduction is, and what they are composed of, will necessarily lead us through the whole of his theory. What, then, is a deduction? […]

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Ethos, Pathos, Logos – A General Summary of Aristotle’s Appeals

Ethos, Pathos, Logos Within the Trivium the goal of argumentative writing is to persuade your audience that your ideas are valid, or more valid than someone else’s. The Greek philosopher Aristotle divided the means of persuasion, appeals, into three categories–Ethos, Pathos, Logos. Ethos (Credibility), or ethical appeal, means convincing by the character of the author. We tend to believe people […]

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  In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech. 

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