I want to learn logic better, I know a few fallacies but I've read no books mostly just stuff on the Internet. I see them everywhere, but sometimes I don't know what the fallacy is called. I am a pretty decent logician, but I want to learn the terminology well. Where do I start? What books do you recommend?

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    If you "want to learn logic better" you might want to learn valid inferences, before/instead identifying wrong ones! Or are you interested in reasoning and critical thinking? Then you might be interested in en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fallacies. This discussion on Meta might help you clarify whether you are interested in formal logic or critical thinking.
    – DBK
    May 13, 2012 at 23:47
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    – stoicfury
    May 15, 2012 at 1:23

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Take a look at this website: yourlogicalfallacyis.com. They also have a funny poster that you can print or buy.

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    Nice but if I wanted a site like that I'd just use the "Taxonomy of Logical Fallacies" on The Fallacy Files site, which I have been using... as a time consuming parrot. I'm not learning enough from it. I need a book or something.
    – John Tate
    May 15, 2012 at 1:22

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