In studying fallacies, one comes across an endless variety of "things" that appear to be fallacious but aren't really fallacies at all. Many of them have names, though I'm not sure if there's a collective term for them.

Can anyone direct me to a book about such things, or even a simple list?

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    The site Logically Fallacious has a very comprehensive list of terms for thinking gone awry. – Mark Andrews Aug 1 '20 at 3:52
  • Pseudo-Logical Fallacies. Generally, every named informal fallacy is "pseudo" in some contexts, because in those contexts background assumptions make the inference plausible and warranted. This is why they are tempting, people get used to a pattern and then take it to far. – Conifold Aug 1 '20 at 5:08
  • Ah, great reference. – David Blomstrom Aug 1 '20 at 5:55

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