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Comment by logicophilosophicus on 37 Ways That Words Can Be Wrong · 2012-05-04T07:38:34.664Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

I think the list strangely avoids a few very useful words and phrases. 5 is the fallacy of Reification, for example - really useful tag for a pervasive error.

Wittgenstein's concept of Family Resemblance would have been very useful in streamlining the several references to definition (e.g. defining a human being).

I also missed Equivocation in there.

(13 seems very dismissive of Platonic Forms - Penrose, for one, might demur.)